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Day and Night World Map

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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 01:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 35' North
Longitude: 161° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.90 meters/second, 1655.6 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"1028.78 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 minorth1028.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.5"4.62 miwest0° 22' 15.5"25.49 minorth25.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 39' North
Longitude: 145° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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' 44.8"1001.76 miwest0° 10' 57.0"12.54 minorth1001.70 mi
24 hours11° 17' 44.0"778.82 mieast4° 12' 34.7"289.30 minorth827.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 12:14 PM384 km239 miles207 nmWest W
PalikirTue 12:14 PM390 km242 miles211 nmWest W
MajuroTue 1:14 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmEast E
YarenTue 1:14 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 1:14 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaTue 1:14 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 12:14 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 11:14 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 11:14 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 1:14 PM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmEast-southeast ESE
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