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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 23:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 56' North, Longitude: 179° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.51 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 minorth1027.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.7"4.54 miwest0° 22' 07.8"25.35 minorth25.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' North, Longitude: 175° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.23 meters/second, 1599.2 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 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"993.64 miwest0° 10' 02.6"11.51 minorth993.49 mi
24 hours348° 39' 39.0"775.51 miwest3° 46' 00.9"258.92 minorth813.39 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 11:58 AM916 km569 miles494 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 11:58 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:58 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 11:58 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:58 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 11:58 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 12:58 PM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 12:58 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 10:58 AM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:58 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-southeast ESE
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