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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' North, Longitude: 174° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.52 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.2 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"1027.86 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.7"4.54 miwest0° 22' 08.0"25.35 minorth25.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' North, Longitude: 179° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.5 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"993.73 miwest0° 10' 03.7"11.52 minorth993.58 mi
24 hours11° 20' 16.6"775.49 mieast3° 46' 29.9"259.46 minorth813.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 11:38 AM893 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 11:38 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 11:38 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:38 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:38 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayTue 12:38 PM2271 km1411 miles1227 nmNorth N
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmNortheast NE
YarenWed 11:38 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaWed 12:38 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmSouth S
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