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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, April 8, 2013 at 22:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' North, Longitude: 153° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.95 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.9 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1028.89 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 minorth1028.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 03.1"4.63 miwest0° 22' 16.5"25.51 minorth25.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 22:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' North, Longitude: 170° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.15 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"1002.47 miwest0° 11' 02.2"12.64 minorth1002.43 mi
24 hours11° 17' 45.5"779.42 mieast4° 15' 22.0"292.48 minorth829.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:14 PM766 km476 miles414 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 12:14 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 10:14 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:14 AM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 12:14 PM2803 km1742 miles1514 nmSouth S
ApiaTue 11:14 AM3118 km1937 miles1684 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaMon 12:14 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 11:14 AM3409 km2118 miles1840 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 11:14 AM3456 km2147 miles1866 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 10:14 AM3523 km2189 miles1902 nmWest-southwest WSW
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