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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' North, Longitude: 121° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 452.97 meters/second, 1630.7 kilometres/hour, 1013.3 miles/hour or 880.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.89 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1013.12 miWest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 miSouth1013.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.4"4.08 miWest0° 19' 49.3"22.71 miSouth23.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' South, Longitude: 40° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 435.04 meters/second, 1566.1 kilometres/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.22 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.9"973.00 miWest0° 09' 47.3"11.22 miNorth973.38 mi
24 hours13° 24' 12.3"903.76 miEast4° 14' 20.9"291.36 miNorth956.03 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Mon 2:10 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nm NE
HermosilloMon 1:10 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nm NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 3:10 PM2146 km1334 miles1159 nm ENE
Tijuana *Mon 1:10 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nm N
San Diego *Mon 1:10 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nm N
Aguascalientes *Mon 3:10 PM2299 km1429 miles1241 nm ENE
Mexicali *Mon 1:10 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nm NNE
Acapulco *Mon 3:10 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nm ENE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:10 PM2410 km1498 miles1301 nm N
PhoenixMon 1:10 PM2514 km1562 miles1357 nm NNE