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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 1:54:00 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 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' North, Longitude: 152° 18' 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"1014.71 miWest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 miSouth1014.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.2"4.25 miWest0° 20' 03.5"22.98 miSouth23.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 29° 18' West

The ground speed is currently 443.25 meters/second, 1595.7 kilometres/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 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 miNorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.6"991.41 miWest0° 11' 33.9"13.24 miNorth991.72 mi
24 hours12° 44' 52.5"874.11 miEast4° 44' 40.7"326.02 miNorth936.49 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 11:54 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
SaipanWed 11:54 AM788 km489 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 11:54 AM834 km518 miles450 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirWed 12:54 PM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
KoloniaWed 12:54 PM862 km536 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 1:54 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 10:54 AM2004 km1246 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 10:54 AM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 1:54 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 1:54 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmEast-southeast ESE

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