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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 Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 54' North, Longitude: 116° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.61 meters/second, 1658.2 km/hour, 1030.3 miles/hour or 895.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.3"1030.38 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 misouth1030.39 mi
24 hours0° 05' 00.2"5.73 miwest0° 22' 16.7"25.52 misouth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' North, Longitude: 125° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 39.4"1001.47 miwest0° 10' 13.7"11.72 misouth1001.68 mi
24 hours10° 58' 52.0"756.13 mieast4° 12' 37.3"289.32 misouth811.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Guadalajara *Wed 2:44 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Wed 1:44 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Wed 2:44 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Wed 2:44 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Wed 2:44 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 12:44 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Veracruz *Wed 2:44 PM2592 km1611 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 1:44 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixWed 12:44 PM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Wed 12:44 PM3012 km1872 miles1626 nmNorth N
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