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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 = Thursday, April 18, 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 08' North, Longitude: 165° 42' 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"1018.18 miWest0° 00' 51.9"0.99 miNorth1018.15 mi
24 hours0° 03' 13.3"3.64 miWest0° 20' 40.5"23.68 miNorth23.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 16' North, Longitude: 67° 42' 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"16.24 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.8"974.48 miWest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 miSouth974.79 mi
24 hours11° 06' 10.6"744.38 miEast3° 20' 30.8"229.73 miSouth783.86 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 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 1:02 PM1403 km872 miles757 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 12:02 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 12:02 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:02 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:02 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaFri 12:02 PM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 11:02 AM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmWest-northwest WNW

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