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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 11:02:00 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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 165° 38' 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"1019.38 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 57' North, Longitude: 78° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 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' 50.4"961.51 miWest0° 05' 48.6"6.66 miSouth961.78 mi
24 hours11° 11' 49.7"741.00 miEast2° 40' 26.0"183.85 miSouth768.29 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 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 1:02 PM1431 km889 miles772 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM1677 km1042 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 12:02 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 12:02 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:02 AM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:02 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 12:02 PM2806 km1744 miles1515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 11:02 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmWest-northwest WNW

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