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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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' North, Longitude: 136° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.56 meters/second, 1632.8 km/hour, 1014.6 miles/hour or 881.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1014.53 miwest0° 00' 49.8"0.95 misouth1014.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 44.8"4.22 miwest0° 20' 01.3"22.94 misouth23.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 38° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.9"988.99 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.03 minorth989.32 mi
24 hours12° 50' 43.5"878.92 mieast4° 41' 57.6"322.94 minorth940.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 11:10 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:10 AM2520 km1566 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Tue 2:10 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Tue 2:10 PM3184 km1978 miles1719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 2:10 PM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Tue 2:10 PM3440 km2138 miles1857 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixTue 2:10 PM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 11:10 AM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Tue 3:10 PM4007 km2490 miles2164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Tue 4:10 PM4123 km2562 miles2226 nmEast-northeast ENE
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