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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 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 179° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.25 meters/second, 1642.5 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"1020.51 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.5"3.87 miwest0° 21' 02.0"24.09 minorth24.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' North, Longitude: 104° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.31 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.86 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.2"951.12 miwest0° 03' 54.6"4.48 misouth951.32 mi
24 hours11° 20' 25.5"742.71 mieast1° 56' 59.8"134.10 misouth758.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 12:02 PM975 km606 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:02 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 12:02 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 12:02 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 12:02 PM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 1:02 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 12:02 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 11:02 AM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 2:02 PM2709 km1684 miles1463 nmEast-northeast ENE
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