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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 28' North
Longitude: 133° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.25 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"1020.57 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.0"4.84 miwest0° 20' 54.4"23.95 misouth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 20:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 23' North
Longitude: 103° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.66 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 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' 43.5"976.66 miwest0° 08' 05.1"9.27 minorth976.43 mi
24 hours11° 42' 06.5"787.57 mieast2° 52' 06.4"197.23 minorth807.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 10:54 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSun 10:54 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los Angeles *Sun 1:54 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 1:54 PM3105 km1929 miles1676 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 1:54 PM3213 km1997 miles1735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 1:54 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:54 PM3380 km2100 miles1825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 10:54 AM3577 km2223 miles1932 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mexico City *Sun 3:54 PM3798 km2360 miles2051 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownSun 12:54 PM3947 km2452 miles2131 nmSouth S
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