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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 Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' North, Longitude: 121° 34' 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"1011.81 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.2"3.94 miwest0° 19' 37.4"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 Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 26° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.68 meters/second, 1539.7 km/hour, 956.7 miles/hour or 831.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.7"956.48 miwest0° 07' 26.3"8.53 minorth956.82 mi
24 hours13° 55' 53.0"924.71 mieast3° 27' 05.6"237.30 minorth962.01 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 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 1:10 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 3:10 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Sun 1:10 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNorth N
San Diego *Sun 1:10 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Sun 3:10 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexicali *Sun 1:10 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Sun 3:10 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:10 PM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 1:10 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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