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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 21:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' North, Longitude: 139° 07' 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"1013.18 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 misouth1013.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.8"4.09 miwest0° 19' 49.8"22.72 misouth23.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 19, 2013 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 43' South, Longitude: 23° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.40 meters/second, 1567.4 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 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' 53.9"973.80 miwest0° 09' 53.1"11.33 minorth974.18 mi
24 hours13° 22' 36.0"902.63 mieast4° 16' 08.1"293.41 minorth955.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:20 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:20 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:20 PM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:20 PM3254 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:20 PM3443 km2139 miles1859 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 11:20 AM3514 km2183 miles1897 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las Vegas *Mon 2:20 PM3553 km2208 miles1918 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:20 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:20 PM4109 km2554 miles2219 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Mon 2:20 PM4197 km2608 miles2266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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