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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 Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 27' North, Longitude: 146° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.3"995.25 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 misouth995.28 mi
24 hours0° 01' 50.3"2.03 miwest0° 16' 52.5"19.34 misouth19.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' North, Longitude: 147° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.42 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.0"985.36 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.82 misouth985.66 mi
24 hours10° 51' 37.8"735.79 mieast3° 39' 32.9"251.50 misouth781.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 11:50 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:50 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Tue 2:50 PM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:50 PM3414 km2122 miles1844 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 10:50 AM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 9:50 AM3766 km2340 miles2034 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las Vegas *Tue 2:50 PM3771 km2343 miles2036 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 11:50 AM3776 km2346 miles2039 nmSouth S
HermosilloTue 2:50 PM3871 km2406 miles2090 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 2:50 PM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmNortheast NE
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