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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 08' North
Longitude: 165° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.22 meters/second, 1638.8 km/hour, 1018.3 miles/hour or 884.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1018.25 miwest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 minorth1018.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.3"3.64 miwest0° 20' 40.5"23.69 minorth23.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 16' North
Longitude: 67° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.72 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.25 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.8"974.55 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.70 misouth974.87 mi
24 hours11° 06' 10.5"744.43 mieast3° 20' 32.5"229.77 misouth783.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM1401 km871 miles757 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 1:02 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 12:02 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 12:02 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:02 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:02 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 12:02 PM2835 km1762 miles1531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 11:02 AM3072 km1909 miles1658 nmWest-northwest WNW
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