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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° 51' 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"1011.94 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.6"3.95 miwest0° 19' 38.0"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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 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"957.21 miwest0° 07' 33.3"8.66 minorth957.56 mi
24 hours13° 54' 38.5"924.00 mieast3° 29' 29.1"240.06 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
HonoluluSun 11:10 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:10 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:10 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:10 PM3112 km1934 miles1680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:10 PM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:10 PM3374 km2096 miles1822 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 2:10 PM3396 km2110 miles1833 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 11:10 AM3637 km2260 miles1964 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:10 PM3939 km2448 miles2127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Seattle *Sun 2:10 PM4087 km2540 miles2207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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