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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

UTC time = Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 1:44:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' North, Longitude: 154° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.10 meters/second, 1631.2 km/hour, 1013.6 miles/hour or 880.8 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' 08.9"1013.42 miWest0° 00' 49.4"0.94 miSouth1013.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.1"4.11 miWest0° 19' 52.0"22.76 miSouth23.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' South, Longitude: 40° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.74 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.28 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.9"976.82 miWest0° 10' 13.4"11.71 miNorth977.20 mi
24 hours13° 16' 33.3"898.35 miEast4° 22' 26.2"300.61 miNorth953.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 12:44 PM709 km441 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 11:44 AM1103 km686 miles596 nmWest W
Wake IslandTue 1:44 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroTue 1:44 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 1:44 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraTue 10:44 AM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokTue 10:44 AM2284 km1420 miles1234 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 1:44 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 12:44 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyTue 11:44 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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