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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 Monday, August 19, 2013 at 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' North, Longitude: 148° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.53 meters/second, 1629.1 km/hour, 1012.3 miles/hour or 879.7 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' 08.7"1012.21 miwest0° 00' 48.8"0.93 misouth1012.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 32.0"3.98 miwest0° 19' 40.4"22.54 misouth22.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 60° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.47 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.1"960.55 miwest0° 08' 05.8"9.28 minorth960.91 mi
24 hours13° 48' 21.7"920.00 mieast3° 40' 45.5"252.96 minorth961.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 12:10 PM374 km233 miles202 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaMon 12:10 PM376 km234 miles203 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirMon 1:10 PM1275 km792 miles688 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 11:10 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 11:10 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandMon 2:10 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 11:10 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 12:10 PM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmSouth S
YarenMon 2:10 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroMon 2:10 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmEast-southeast ESE
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