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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° 31' 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"1020.49 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.52 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° 21' North, Longitude: 106° 17' 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"976.69 miwest0° 08' 06.0"9.28 minorth976.46 mi
24 hours11° 42' 07.0"787.60 mieast2° 52' 28.1"197.63 minorth807.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSun 1:44 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:44 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiMon 10:44 AM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Sun 1:44 PM3130 km1945 miles1690 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 10:44 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixSun 1:44 PM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:44 PM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:44 PM3511 km2182 miles1896 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSun 10:44 AM3740 km2324 miles2019 nmSouthwest SW
Salt Lake City *Sun 2:44 PM3825 km2376 miles2065 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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