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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° 18' 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"1020.56 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.0"4.84 miwest0° 20' 54.2"23.95 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° 26' 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' 08.0"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"976.84 miwest0° 08' 06.7"9.30 minorth976.61 mi
24 hours11° 42' 07.2"787.73 mieast2° 52' 45.2"197.97 minorth807.35 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 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:34 PM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 1:34 PM3036 km1887 miles1640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 1:34 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Sun 1:34 PM3136 km1949 miles1693 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:34 PM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM3349 km2081 miles1808 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:34 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmWest-northwest WNW
Salt Lake City *Sun 2:34 PM3725 km2314 miles2011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM3882 km2412 miles2096 nmSouthwest SW
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