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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

UTC time = Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 11:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 09' 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"1027.85 miWest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 miNorth1027.83 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° 23' 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"993.58 miWest0° 10' 02.7"11.51 miNorth993.42 mi
24 hours348° 39' 39.2"775.46 miWest3° 46' 02.5"258.94 miNorth813.34 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 AM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 11:58 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:58 AM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 11:58 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:58 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 11:58 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoWed 12:58 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 12:58 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 10:58 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 1:58 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-southeast ESE

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