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Day and Night World Map

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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' North
Longitude: 121° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.39 meters/second, 1628.6 km/hour, 1012.0 miles/hour or 879.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1011.89 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.2"3.94 miwest0° 19' 37.5"22.48 misouth22.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 21' South
Longitude: 25° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.69 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.8"956.56 miwest0° 07' 26.6"8.53 minorth956.90 mi
24 hours13° 55' 51.5"924.76 mieast3° 27' 08.1"237.37 minorth962.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 2:10 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 1:10 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 3:10 PM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Sun 1:10 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sun 1:10 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 1:10 PM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Sun 3:10 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:10 PM2378 km1477 miles1284 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Sun 3:10 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:10 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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