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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 21:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' North, Longitude: 134° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.99 meters/second, 1630.7 km/hour, 1013.3 miles/hour or 880.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.89 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1013.16 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 misouth1013.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.7"4.09 miwest0° 19' 49.7"22.72 misouth23.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 21:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 46' South, Longitude: 28° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.30 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.7"973.57 miwest0° 09' 51.5"11.29 minorth973.95 mi
24 hours13° 23' 03.4"902.96 mieast4° 15' 37.8"292.83 minorth955.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:00 AM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:00 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:00 PM2878 km1788 miles1554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:00 PM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:00 PM3031 km1883 miles1637 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 2:00 PM3225 km2004 miles1741 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:00 PM3236 km2010 miles1747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteMon 11:00 AM3730 km2318 miles2014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:00 PM3812 km2369 miles2059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 4:00 PM3816 km2371 miles2061 nmEast-northeast ENE
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