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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 Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 08' North, Longitude: 146° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.84 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"16.85 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.2"1010.65 miwest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 misouth1010.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.2"3.80 miwest0° 19' 26.1"22.27 misouth22.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 21:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' South, Longitude: 12° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.12 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.2"944.06 miwest0° 04' 41.1"5.37 minorth944.29 mi
24 hours14° 18' 30.7"938.17 mieast2° 27' 19.3"168.87 minorth959.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 11:50 AM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSun 11:50 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSat 11:50 AM3406 km2116 miles1839 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 9:50 AM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 10:50 AM3581 km2225 miles1934 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sat 2:50 PM3643 km2264 miles1967 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoSun 10:50 AM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Sat 2:50 PM3697 km2297 miles1996 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 2:50 PM4058 km2522 miles2191 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 11:50 AM4058 km2522 miles2191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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