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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 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' North, Longitude: 136° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.99 meters/second, 1630.8 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"1013.17 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 misouth1013.20 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.7"4.09 miwest0° 19' 49.8"22.72 misouth23.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 25° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.3 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' 53.3"973.69 miwest0° 09' 52.3"11.31 minorth974.07 mi
24 hours13° 22' 49.7"902.80 mieast4° 15' 52.9"293.12 minorth955.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:10 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:10 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:10 PM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:10 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:10 PM3227 km2005 miles1743 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:10 PM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:10 PM3406 km2116 miles1839 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 11:10 AM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:10 PM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 4:10 PM4078 km2534 miles2202 nmEast-northeast ENE
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