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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 Monday, April 15, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 05' North, Longitude: 165° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.78 meters/second, 1644.4 km/hour, 1021.8 miles/hour or 887.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1021.70 miwest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 minorth1021.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.2"3.98 miwest0° 21' 12.9"24.30 minorth24.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 15, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 101° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.14 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.1"944.02 miwest0° 01' 40.8"1.93 misouth944.10 mi
24 hours11° 30' 19.0"748.22 mieast1° 05' 14.8"74.80 misouth754.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 1:02 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluMon 1:02 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandMon 11:02 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 12:02 PM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 12:02 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaTue 11:02 AM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroTue 11:02 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 11:02 AM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaTue 12:02 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 11:02 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmWest-northwest WNW
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