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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 55' North
Longitude: 174° 26' 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"1027.93 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.7"4.54 miwest0° 22' 08.0"25.35 minorth25.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 35' North
Longitude: 179° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 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 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"993.79 miwest0° 10' 03.6"11.52 minorth993.64 mi
24 hours348° 39' 43.1"775.54 miwest3° 46' 28.4"259.45 minorth813.60 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 AM884 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 11:38 AM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 11:38 AM1588 km987 miles858 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:38 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:38 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayTue 12:38 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth N
YarenWed 11:38 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
Wake IslandWed 11:38 AM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmWest-northwest WNW
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