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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 168° 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"1019.44 miwest0° 00' 52.4"1.00 minorth1019.42 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.0"3.76 miwest0° 20' 51.5"23.90 minorth24.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 81° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.98 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 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' 50.5"961.67 miwest0° 05' 49.6"6.68 misouth961.94 mi
24 hours11° 11' 46.1"741.05 mieast2° 40' 46.0"184.24 misouth768.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:12 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 1:12 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 1:12 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 12:12 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 12:12 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:12 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:12 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 11:12 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaThu 12:12 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 11:12 AM2836 km1762 miles1532 nmWest-northwest WNW
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