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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° 02' 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"995.18 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 misouth995.21 mi
24 hours0° 01' 50.3"2.03 miwest0° 16' 52.3"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° 32' 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 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.9"985.28 miwest0° 08' 34.4"9.82 misouth985.58 mi
24 hours10° 51' 38.2"735.73 mieast3° 39' 31.6"251.46 misouth781.62 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 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:50 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Tue 2:50 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:50 PM3392 km2107 miles1831 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 10:50 AM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Tue 2:50 PM3749 km2329 miles2024 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 11:50 AM3779 km2348 miles2041 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 9:50 AM3793 km2357 miles2048 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloTue 2:50 PM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 2:50 PM3886 km2415 miles2098 nmNortheast NE
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