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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 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' North, Longitude: 136° 34' 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"1011.87 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.6"3.95 miwest0° 19' 37.9"22.49 misouth22.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' South, Longitude: 11° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.4"957.13 miwest0° 07' 33.1"8.66 minorth957.48 mi
24 hours13° 54' 39.8"923.95 mieast3° 29' 26.6"239.99 minorth961.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:10 AM2590 km1609 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM2994 km1860 miles1616 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:10 PM3099 km1926 miles1674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:10 PM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 2:10 PM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:10 PM3923 km2437 miles2118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 4:10 PM4062 km2524 miles2193 nmEast-northeast ENE
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