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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 165° 52' 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"1020.62 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.60 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° 31' 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"950.82 miwest0° 03' 49.6"4.39 misouth951.01 mi
24 hours11° 20' 49.4"742.92 mieast1° 55' 02.9"131.88 misouth758.56 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 PM1338 km831 miles722 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 1:02 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 12:02 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 11:02 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 11:02 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 12:02 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 11:02 AM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmWest-northwest WNW
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