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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

UTC time = Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 150° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.77 meters/second, 1640.8 km/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1019.43 miWest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 miNorth1019.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.3"3.76 miWest0° 20' 52.0"23.91 miNorth24.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' North, Longitude: 64° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.71 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.02 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.5"961.00 miWest0° 05' 44.0"6.57 miSouth961.27 mi
24 hours11° 12' 09.3"740.98 miEast2° 38' 38.4"181.80 miSouth767.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3089 km1920 miles1668 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 11:02 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaThu 11:02 AM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 11:02 AM3920 km2436 miles2117 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:02 AM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmWest-southwest WSW

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