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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 Monday, August 26, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 130° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.75 meters/second, 1644.3 km/hour, 1021.7 miles/hour or 887.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1021.69 miwest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 misouth1021.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.5"4.95 miwest0° 21' 04.0"24.13 misouth24.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, August 26, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' North, Longitude: 117° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.99 meters/second, 1551.6 km/hour, 964.1 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.2"963.94 miwest0° 06' 09.1"7.05 minorth963.72 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.8"777.16 mieast2° 03' 34.6"141.65 minorth785.80 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 *Mon 1:44 PM2946 km1830 miles1590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 1:44 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 10:44 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:44 AM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Mon 1:44 PM3176 km1974 miles1715 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 1:44 PM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 1:44 PM3289 km2043 miles1776 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:44 PM3561 km2212 miles1923 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 10:44 AM3686 km2291 miles1990 nmSouthwest SW
Salt Lake City *Mon 2:44 PM3876 km2408 miles2093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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