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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 Friday, April 12, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' North, Longitude: 172° 56' 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"1025.97 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1025.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.8"4.37 miwest0° 21' 50.6"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° 21' 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"967.42 miwest0° 06' 53.3"7.90 minorth967.18 mi
24 hours11° 34' 06.1"770.80 mieast2° 22' 37.8"163.48 minorth783.36 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 PM255 km158 miles138 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM802 km498 miles433 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:28 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 11:28 AM1641 km1019 miles886 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:28 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 1:28 PM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraFri 11:28 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:28 PM2657 km1651 miles1434 nmSoutheast SE
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