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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 Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' North, Longitude: 128° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.24 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1020.48 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.0"4.84 miwest0° 20' 54.2"23.94 misouth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' North, Longitude: 108° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.74 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"976.79 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 minorth976.56 mi
24 hours11° 42' 07.2"787.68 mieast2° 52' 47.4"198.00 minorth807.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSun 1:34 PM2718 km1689 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:34 PM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 1:34 PM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 1:34 PM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Sun 1:34 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:34 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM3379 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:34 AM3405 km2116 miles1839 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salt Lake City *Sun 2:34 PM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM3901 km2424 miles2106 nmSouthwest SW
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