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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° 24' 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"1013.25 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 misouth1013.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.8"4.09 miwest0° 19' 49.8"22.72 misouth23.09 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° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.41 meters/second, 1567.5 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"973.88 miwest0° 09' 53.2"11.33 minorth974.26 mi
24 hours13° 22' 34.5"902.68 mieast4° 16' 09.8"293.46 minorth955.57 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 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:20 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:20 PM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:20 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 2:20 PM3467 km2155 miles1872 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteMon 11:20 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las Vegas *Mon 2:20 PM3572 km2219 miles1929 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 2:20 PM3617 km2247 miles1953 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:20 PM4127 km2564 miles2228 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Mon 2:20 PM4206 km2614 miles2271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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