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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 = Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:44:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 49' North, Longitude: 130° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.73 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1019.33 miWest0° 00' 51.6"0.99 miSouth1019.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.2"4.72 miWest0° 20' 44.3"23.76 miSouth24.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' North, Longitude: 94° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.49 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.9"989.14 miWest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 miNorth988.96 mi
24 hours11° 44' 12.9"800.15 miEast3° 36' 04.2"247.53 miNorth832.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Sat 1:44 PM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 1:44 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sat 1:44 PM3092 km1922 miles1670 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSat 1:44 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 10:44 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 10:44 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Sat 1:44 PM3199 km1988 miles1728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:44 PM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 10:44 AM3775 km2346 miles2039 nmSouthwest SW
Salt Lake City *Sat 2:44 PM3786 km2352 miles2044 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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