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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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' North, Longitude: 134° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.41 meters/second, 1628.7 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"1011.93 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.4"3.95 miwest0° 19' 37.9"22.49 misouth22.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' South, Longitude: 13° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 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' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.9"957.10 miwest0° 07' 32.2"8.64 minorth957.45 mi
24 hours13° 54' 50.7"924.12 mieast3° 29' 05.7"239.61 minorth962.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 11:00 AM2669 km1659 miles1441 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:00 AM2809 km1745 miles1517 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:00 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 2:00 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:00 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 2:00 PM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:00 PM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:00 AM3751 km2331 miles2026 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:00 PM3794 km2357 miles2048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 4:00 PM3829 km2379 miles2068 nmEast-northeast ENE
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