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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 21:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 145° 31' 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"1020.54 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.56 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.2"4.84 miwest0° 20' 54.7"23.95 misouth24.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 21:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 29' North, Longitude: 91° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 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"976.15 miwest0° 08' 01.5"9.19 minorth975.92 mi
24 hours11° 42' 05.2"787.13 mieast2° 50' 31.2"195.40 minorth806.16 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 AM1616 km1004 miles872 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 11:44 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSun 11:44 AM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmSouth S
FakaofoMon 10:44 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 9:44 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Sun 2:44 PM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 2:44 PM3812 km2369 miles2058 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSun 11:44 AM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 10:44 AM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaMon 10:44 AM3953 km2456 miles2134 nmSouthwest SW
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