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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, May 2, 2013 at 23:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' North, Longitude: 169° 33' 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"999.28 miwest0° 00' 44.0"0.84 minorth999.25 mi
24 hours0° 01' 29.1"1.65 miwest0° 17' 32.1"20.10 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° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.23 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"986.95 miwest0° 10' 20.8"11.85 minorth987.29 mi
24 hours11° 58' 12.2"815.34 mieast4° 18' 20.1"295.91 minorth871.74 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 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 12:14 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 11:14 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:14 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 11:14 AM2299 km1429 miles1241 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:14 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandFri 11:14 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 12:14 PM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:14 AM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:14 AM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmWest-southwest WSW
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