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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

UTC time = Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 9:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 09' North, Longitude: 136° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.82 meters/second, 1626.6 km/hour, 1010.7 miles/hour or 878.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.84 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.84 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1010.55 miWest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 miSouth1010.57 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.0"3.80 miWest0° 19' 25.7"22.26 miSouth22.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' South, Longitude: 2° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.73 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 23' 53.4"943.69 miWest0° 04' 35.7"5.27 miNorth943.91 mi
24 hours14° 19' 02.0"938.38 miEast2° 25' 17.5"166.53 miNorth959.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 11:10 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 11:10 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sat 2:10 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sat 2:10 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 2:10 PM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 2:10 PM3323 km2065 miles1794 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSat 2:10 PM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 11:10 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Sat 3:10 PM3888 km2416 miles2099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Seattle *Sat 2:10 PM4043 km2512 miles2183 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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