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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 Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' North, Longitude: 161° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1027.89 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.8"4.55 miwest0° 22' 08.3"25.36 minorth25.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' North, Longitude: 167° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.6"994.10 miwest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 minorth993.95 mi
24 hours11° 20' 06.5"775.58 mieast3° 47' 37.7"260.75 minorth814.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:48 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 12:48 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:48 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 11:48 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 11:48 AM2790 km1734 miles1506 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 10:48 AM2794 km1736 miles1509 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 10:48 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:48 AM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 12:48 PM3112 km1934 miles1680 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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