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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 = Wednesday, August 21, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' North, Longitude: 154° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 453.67 meters/second, 1633.2 kilometres/hour, 1014.8 miles/hour or 881.9 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' 09.3"1014.70 miWest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 miSouth1014.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.2"4.25 miWest0° 20' 03.4"22.98 miSouth23.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 26° 53' West

The ground speed is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 kilometres/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 27.5"16.52 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.1"991.33 miWest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 miNorth991.64 mi
24 hours12° 45' 04.7"874.28 miEast4° 44' 35.6"325.93 miNorth936.63 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
WenoWed 11:44 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoloniaWed 12:44 PM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 12:44 PM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 11:44 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 1:44 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 1:44 PM1901 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 1:44 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 10:44 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 10:44 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest W
TarawaWed 1:44 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE

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