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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, May 2, 2013 at 11:14:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' North, Longitude: 169° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.66 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.9"999.22 miWest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 miNorth999.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 29.1"1.65 miWest0° 17' 32.1"20.09 miNorth20.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 110° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.22 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 miles/hour or 857.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.45 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 29' 23.4"986.87 miWest0° 10' 20.8"11.85 miNorth987.21 mi
24 hours11° 58' 13.6"815.31 miEast4° 18' 19.2"295.87 miNorth871.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 1:14 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 12:14 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 11:14 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:14 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 11:14 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:14 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 11:14 AM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:14 PM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:14 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:14 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmWest-southwest WSW

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