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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° 54' 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"1013.24 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 misouth1013.27 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° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.35 meters/second, 1567.3 km/hour, 973.9 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"973.77 miwest0° 09' 52.4"11.31 minorth974.15 mi
24 hours13° 22' 48.3"902.84 mieast4° 15' 54.6"293.17 minorth955.64 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 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:10 AM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:10 PM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:10 PM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:10 PM3251 km2020 miles1755 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Mon 2:10 PM3407 km2117 miles1839 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:10 PM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 11:10 AM3601 km2238 miles1944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:10 PM3973 km2469 miles2145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 4:10 PM4107 km2552 miles2217 nmEast-northeast ENE
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