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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 = Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:28:00 AM.

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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' North, Longitude: 173° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.65 meters/second, 1651.1 km/hour, 1026.0 miles/hour or 891.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.6"1025.90 miWest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 miNorth1025.88 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.8"4.37 miWest0° 21' 50.7"25.02 miNorth25.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' North, Longitude: 169° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.13 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miNorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"967.36 miWest0° 06' 53.4"7.90 miNorth967.12 mi
24 hours11° 34' 05.9"770.75 miEast2° 22' 40.0"163.51 miNorth783.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroFri 12:28 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM802 km499 miles433 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:28 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 11:28 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:28 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 1:28 PM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 11:28 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:28 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmSoutheast SE

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