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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 22:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' North, Longitude: 151° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.43 meters/second, 1628.8 km/hour, 1012.1 miles/hour or 879.5 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"1011.99 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1012.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.8"3.95 miwest0° 19' 38.5"22.50 misouth22.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 22:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 2° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.27 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.97 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.1"957.87 miwest0° 07' 39.9"8.79 minorth958.22 mi
24 hours13° 53' 24.4"923.22 mieast3° 31' 48.2"242.71 minorth961.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:10 PM1138 km707 miles614 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiMon 12:10 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 10:10 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 11:10 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoMon 11:10 AM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteSun 12:10 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmSouth S
ApiaMon 11:10 AM3676 km2284 miles1985 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaSun 12:10 PM3864 km2401 miles2086 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 10:10 AM3975 km2470 miles2147 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sun 3:10 PM4019 km2497 miles2170 nmNortheast NE
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