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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' North, Longitude: 148° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.0"978.41 miwest0° 00' 33.0"0.63 misouth978.44 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miwest0° 13' 21.8"15.32 misouth15.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 27' South, Longitude: 71° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.2"1002.17 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 minorth1002.31 mi
24 hours11° 59' 02.6"828.74 mieast4° 42' 44.3"323.80 minorth889.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 12:00 Noon676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:00 Noon983 km611 miles531 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:00 Noon2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:00 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 3:00 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 3:00 PM3409 km2118 miles1841 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 10:00 AM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Thu 3:00 PM3754 km2332 miles2027 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Thu 3:00 PM3925 km2439 miles2119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 3:00 PM3936 km2446 miles2125 nmEast-northeast ENE
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