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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 168° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.27 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.6 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 minorth1020.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.7"3.87 miwest0° 21' 02.3"24.10 minorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 92° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 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' 26.3"950.88 miwest0° 03' 50.5"4.40 misouth951.07 mi
24 hours11° 20' 45.4"742.90 mieast1° 55' 22.8"132.26 misouth758.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 11:12 AM1446 km899 miles781 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:12 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 1:12 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 12:12 PM2181 km1355 miles1177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 12:12 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:12 AM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:12 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:12 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 12:12 PM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 11:12 AM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmWest-northwest WNW
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