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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 452.99 meters/second, 1630.8 kilometres/hour, 1013.3 miles/hour or 880.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 435.40 meters/second, 1567.4 kilometres/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 11:20 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nm WNW
KiritimatiTue 11:20 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nm WSW
Los Angeles *Mon 2:20 PM3189 km1981 miles1722 nm NE
San Francisco *Mon 2:20 PM3256 km2023 miles1758 nm NNE
HermosilloMon 2:20 PM3445 km2140 miles1860 nm NE
PapeeteMon 11:20 AM3514 km2183 miles1897 nm SSW
Las Vegas *Mon 2:20 PM3553 km2208 miles1918 nm NE
PhoenixMon 2:20 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nm NE
Salt Lake City *Mon 3:20 PM4108 km2553 miles2218 nm NE
Seattle *Mon 2:20 PM4197 km2608 miles2266 nm NNE