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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 Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 179° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.73 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 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"1019.33 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1019.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.8"3.75 miwest0° 20' 51.2"23.89 minorth24.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 93° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.17 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.3"962.02 miwest0° 05' 53.4"6.75 misouth962.29 mi
24 hours11° 11' 30.4"741.02 mieast2° 42' 13.1"185.89 misouth768.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroThu 12:02 PM984 km611 miles531 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 12:02 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 12:02 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 12:02 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 12:02 PM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 1:02 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 12:02 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:02 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 1:02 PM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 2:02 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmEast-northeast ENE
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