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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 56' North
Longitude: 168° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.50 meters/second, 1654.2 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"1027.89 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.87 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.5"4.54 miwest0° 22' 07.6"25.35 minorth25.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 47' North
Longitude: 163° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.06 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.2 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' 44.1"993.27 miwest0° 10' 00.2"11.46 minorth993.11 mi
24 hours11° 20' 31.4"775.42 mieast3° 44' 52.2"257.61 minorth812.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KwajaleinWed 12:48 PM95 km59 miles51 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 12:48 PM356 km221 miles192 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 12:48 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 12:48 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 11:48 AM1099 km683 miles593 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 12:48 PM1264 km786 miles683 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 12:48 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 11:48 AM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 12:48 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 10:48 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW
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