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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° 56' 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"1027.96 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.94 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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.0 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"994.16 miwest0° 10' 06.0"11.57 minorth994.01 mi
24 hours11° 20' 06.9"775.64 mieast3° 47' 36.2"260.74 minorth814.14 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 PM840 km522 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 12:48 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:48 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 11:48 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:48 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 11:48 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 10:48 AM2872 km1784 miles1551 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:48 AM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmWest W
AlofiTue 11:48 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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