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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° 05' 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"1019.40 miwest0° 00' 52.3"1.00 minorth1019.38 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° 42' 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"962.10 miwest0° 05' 53.5"6.75 misouth962.37 mi
24 hours11° 11' 30.0"741.07 mieast2° 42' 15.1"185.95 misouth768.88 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 PM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 12:02 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 12:02 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandThu 12:02 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 12:02 PM1840 km1143 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 1:02 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 12:02 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:02 AM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 1:02 PM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 2:02 PM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmEast-northeast ENE
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