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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 26' North
Longitude: 163° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.28 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 886.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1020.63 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.7"3.87 miwest0° 21' 02.4"24.10 minorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' North
Longitude: 88° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.12 meters/second, 1530.4 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 26.0"950.76 miwest0° 03' 48.6"4.37 misouth950.95 mi
24 hours11° 20' 53.5"742.95 mieast1° 54' 42.9"131.50 misouth758.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:52 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 12:52 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 10:52 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 11:52 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 11:52 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaWed 10:52 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 10:52 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmWest W
ApiaWed 11:52 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:52 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 11:52 AM3340 km2075 miles1804 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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