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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 21:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' North, Longitude: 139° 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"1011.95 miwest0° 00' 48.7"0.93 misouth1011.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.6"3.95 miwest0° 19' 38.0"22.50 misouth22.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 9° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.03 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 39.9"957.32 miwest0° 07' 34.4"8.68 minorth957.67 mi
24 hours13° 54' 26.1"923.87 mieast3° 29' 52.5"240.50 minorth962.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 11:20 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 11:20 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:20 PM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 2:20 PM3234 km2009 miles1746 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:20 PM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:20 PM3540 km2199 miles1911 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 11:20 AM3540 km2200 miles1912 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PhoenixSun 2:20 PM3587 km2229 miles1937 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Sun 3:20 PM4094 km2544 miles2211 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Sun 2:20 PM4170 km2591 miles2252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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