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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

UTC time = Monday, August 26, 2013 at 8:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 35' 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"1021.62 miWest0° 00' 52.5"1.00 miSouth1021.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.5"4.95 miWest0° 21' 04.0"24.13 miSouth24.63 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° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.00 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"963.88 miWest0° 06' 09.2"7.05 miNorth963.66 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.8"777.12 miEast2° 03' 36.8"141.68 miNorth785.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 1:44 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 1:44 PM2933 km1823 miles1584 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 10:44 AM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 10:44 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Mon 1:44 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 1:44 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 1:44 PM3275 km2035 miles1768 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 3:44 PM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteMon 10:44 AM3703 km2301 miles2000 nmSouthwest SW
Salt Lake City *Mon 2:44 PM3862 km2400 miles2085 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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