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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 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 27' North
Longitude: 145° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.27 meters/second, 1642.6 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"1020.61 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.64 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.2"4.84 miwest0° 20' 54.7"23.96 misouth24.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 30' North
Longitude: 91° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.6"976.21 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 minorth975.98 mi
24 hours11° 42' 05.2"787.18 mieast2° 50' 29.0"195.37 minorth806.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 11:44 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 11:44 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 11:44 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmSouth S
FakaofoMon 10:44 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 9:44 AM3581 km2225 miles1933 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Sun 2:44 PM3822 km2375 miles2064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSun 11:44 AM3824 km2376 miles2065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:44 PM3833 km2382 miles2069 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySun 10:44 AM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaMon 10:44 AM3930 km2442 miles2122 nmSouthwest SW
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