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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, May 1, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' North, Longitude: 169° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.68 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1000.72 miwest0° 00' 44.7"0.86 minorth1000.70 mi
24 hours0° 01' 37.7"1.81 miwest0° 17' 47.5"20.39 minorth20.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 56' South, Longitude: 97° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.12 meters/second, 1562.8 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 41.0"971.01 miwest0° 08' 55.6"10.23 minorth971.37 mi
24 hours12° 35' 25.4"845.41 mieast3° 51' 58.6"265.78 minorth892.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 1:14 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 12:14 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 11:14 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:14 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 11:14 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 11:14 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandThu 11:14 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoThu 12:14 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:14 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:14 AM3131 km1946 miles1691 nmWest-southwest WSW
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