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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 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 130° 48' 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 misouth1020.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.0"4.84 miwest0° 20' 54.3"23.95 misouth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 22' North, Longitude: 106° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.70 meters/second, 1572.1 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 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"976.75 miwest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 minorth976.52 mi
24 hours11° 42' 06.9"787.65 mieast2° 52' 25.9"197.60 minorth807.19 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 *Sun 1:44 PM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 1:44 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:44 AM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sun 1:44 PM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 1:44 PM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:44 PM3251 km2020 miles1755 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:44 PM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Sun 2:44 PM3838 km2385 miles2072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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