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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' North, Longitude: 176° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.10 meters/second, 1652.7 km/hour, 1027.0 miles/hour or 892.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1026.98 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 minorth1026.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 54.3"4.46 miwest0° 21' 59.6"25.19 minorth25.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' North, Longitude: 171° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.36 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"981.44 miwest0° 08' 40.7"9.94 minorth981.22 mi
24 hours11° 26' 40.0"773.30 mieast3° 08' 56.9"216.51 minorth798.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:48 AM897 km558 miles485 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:48 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:48 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 11:48 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:48 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:48 PM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 11:48 AM2144 km1332 miles1157 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayWed 12:48 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 1:48 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluWed 1:48 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
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