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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 9:10:00 PM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' North, Longitude: 136° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 453.56 meters/second, 1632.8 kilometres/hour, 1014.6 miles/hour or 881.6 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"16.91 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1014.45 miWest0° 00' 49.8"0.95 miSouth1014.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.8"4.22 miWest0° 20' 01.3"22.94 miSouth23.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 39° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 442.13 meters/second, 1591.7 kilometres/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 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' 27.2"16.48 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.9"988.92 miWest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 miNorth989.24 mi
24 hours12° 50' 45.0"878.87 miEast4° 41' 57.0"322.91 miNorth940.41 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
HonoluluTue 11:10 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:10 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Tue 2:10 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 2:10 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 2:10 PM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 2:10 PM3422 km2127 miles1848 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixTue 2:10 PM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 11:10 AM3577 km2223 miles1931 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Tue 3:10 PM3989 km2479 miles2154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 4:10 PM4094 km2544 miles2211 nmEast-northeast ENE

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