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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 47' North
Longitude: 150° 55' 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"1019.50 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1019.48 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 02' North
Longitude: 64° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.72 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"961.08 miwest0° 05' 44.1"6.57 misouth961.35 mi
24 hours11° 12' 09.1"741.03 mieast2° 38' 40.6"181.85 misouth767.83 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 PM1214 km754 miles656 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM3135 km1948 miles1693 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM3166 km1967 miles1710 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 11:02 AM3367 km2092 miles1818 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaThu 11:02 AM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM3671 km2281 miles1982 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiWed 11:02 AM3903 km2425 miles2107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:02 AM3937 km2446 miles2126 nmWest-southwest WSW
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