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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' North, Longitude: 176° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.92 meters/second, 1655.7 km/hour, 1028.8 miles/hour or 894.0 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"1028.83 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 minorth1028.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.8"4.63 miwest0° 22' 15.9"25.50 minorth25.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 23' North, Longitude: 166° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.3"1002.11 miwest0° 10' 59.5"12.59 minorth1002.06 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"779.10 mieast4° 13' 55.9"290.84 minorth828.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM815 km506 miles440 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:48 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 11:48 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:48 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 12:48 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 11:48 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayMon 12:48 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNorth N
ApiaTue 12:48 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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