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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' North, Longitude: 163° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.75 meters/second, 1640.7 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"1019.46 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1019.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.1"3.76 miwest0° 20' 51.6"23.90 minorth24.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 76° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.91 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.3"961.50 miwest0° 05' 48.0"6.65 misouth961.77 mi
24 hours11° 11' 52.5"741.05 mieast2° 40' 10.2"183.56 misouth768.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:52 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 12:52 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 10:52 AM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:52 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:52 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaThu 10:52 AM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 10:52 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 10:52 AM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:52 AM2875 km1787 miles1552 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:52 AM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmWest-northwest WNW
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