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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' North, Longitude: 176° 56' 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"1027.92 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 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 37' North, Longitude: 177° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.26 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 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' 44.3"993.72 miwest0° 10' 03.1"11.51 minorth993.56 mi
24 hours348° 39' 41.0"775.53 miwest3° 46' 14.6"259.18 minorth813.49 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 11:48 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:48 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:48 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:48 AM1868 km1161 miles1008 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:48 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 11:48 AM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 11:48 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayTue 12:48 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 1:48 PM2273 km1413 miles1227 nmEast-southeast ESE
ApiaWed 12:48 PM2473 km1536 miles1335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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