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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° 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 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 12:02 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 11:02 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 11:02 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 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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