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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 10:52:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 08' 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"1019.39 miWest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 miNorth1019.36 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 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"961.43 miWest0° 05' 47.9"6.65 miSouth961.70 mi
24 hours11° 11' 52.9"740.99 miEast2° 40' 08.2"183.51 miSouth768.20 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 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 12:52 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 10:52 AM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:52 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 11:52 AM2434 km1513 miles1315 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroThu 10:52 AM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmWest W
TarawaThu 10:52 AM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmWest-southwest WSW
ApiaThu 11:52 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:52 AM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 10:52 AM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmWest-northwest WNW

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