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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° 04' 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"1011.86 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.4"3.94 miwest0° 19' 37.9"22.49 misouth22.83 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: 14° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 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 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 38.9"957.02 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth957.37 mi
24 hours13° 54' 52.1"924.07 mieast3° 29' 03.2"239.54 minorth961.95 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 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:00 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:00 PM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:00 PM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:00 PM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 2:00 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:00 PM3202 km1989 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 11:00 AM3765 km2340 miles2033 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:00 PM3778 km2348 miles2040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 4:00 PM3800 km2361 miles2052 nmEast-northeast ENE
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