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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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' North, Longitude: 146° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.48 meters/second, 1654.1 km/hour, 1027.8 miles/hour or 893.1 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"1027.76 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1027.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.2"4.53 miwest0° 22' 07.1"25.33 minorth25.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' North, Longitude: 142° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.77 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.6"992.55 miwest0° 09' 55.9"11.38 minorth992.38 mi
24 hours11° 20' 49.7"775.21 mieast3° 42' 53.9"255.34 minorth811.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 12:14 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanWed 12:14 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 1:14 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmEast E
JayapuraWed 11:14 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokWed 11:14 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmWest W
ManokwariWed 11:14 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 12:14 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth S
HoniaraWed 1:14 PM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 2:14 PM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 2:14 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmEast-northeast ENE
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