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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° 08' 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"1020.58 miwest0° 00' 52.8"1.01 minorth1020.55 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: 105° 02' 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"951.20 miwest0° 03' 54.7"4.49 misouth951.39 mi
24 hours11° 20' 25.2"742.76 mieast1° 57' 02.1"134.16 misouth758.85 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 PM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 12:02 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 12:02 PM1234 km767 miles667 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 12:02 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 12:02 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 1:02 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 12:02 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 11:02 AM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 2:02 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmEast-northeast ENE
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