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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 = Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 11:48:00 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 Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' North, Longitude: 176° 43' 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"1026.91 miWest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 miNorth1026.89 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: 170° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.80 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 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"981.38 miWest0° 08' 40.7"9.94 miNorth981.16 mi
24 hours11° 26' 39.5"773.24 miEast3° 08' 58.7"216.53 miNorth798.12 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 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:48 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:48 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:48 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 12:48 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 11:48 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 11:48 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorthwest NW
MidwayWed 12:48 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth N
KiritimatiThu 1:48 PM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluWed 1:48 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmNortheast NE

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