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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 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 150° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.29 meters/second, 1642.7 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 887.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.7"1020.67 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.9"3.88 miwest0° 21' 02.8"24.11 minorth24.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 75° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.2"950.45 miwest0° 03' 44.3"4.29 misouth950.63 mi
24 hours11° 21' 13.8"743.09 mieast1° 53' 03.3"129.59 misouth758.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:02 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 12:02 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 12:02 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 11:02 AM3144 km1953 miles1698 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 11:02 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaWed 11:02 AM3540 km2200 miles1911 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 12:02 PM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiTue 11:02 AM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:02 AM3922 km2437 miles2118 nmWest-southwest WSW
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