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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 165° 55' 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"1019.45 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 79° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 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' 50.4"961.59 miwest0° 05' 48.8"6.66 misouth961.86 mi
24 hours11° 11' 49.4"741.05 mieast2° 40' 28.0"183.90 misouth768.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 1:02 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 12:02 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 12:02 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:02 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:02 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 12:02 PM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:02 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmWest-northwest WNW
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