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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 = Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 11:02:00 PM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 165° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.27 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"1020.55 miWest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 miNorth1020.53 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' North, Longitude: 90° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.14 meters/second, 1530.5 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' 26.1"950.74 miWest0° 03' 49.4"4.38 miSouth950.94 mi
24 hours11° 20' 49.8"742.88 miEast1° 55' 00.7"131.83 miSouth758.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 1:02 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 12:02 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 11:02 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:02 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2691 km1672 miles1453 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 12:02 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 11:02 AM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmWest-northwest WNW

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