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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 31' North
Longitude: 178° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"994.90 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth994.87 mi
24 hours0° 01' 03.0"1.16 miwest0° 16' 43.3"19.17 minorth19.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 19' North
Longitude: 136° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1003.81 miwest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 07' 33.5"768.36 mieast4° 14' 46.4"291.80 minorth819.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 12:48 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 11:48 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandMon 11:48 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 11:48 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:48 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 1:48 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 11:48 AM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 11:48 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 10:48 AM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 1:48 PM2795 km1737 miles1509 nmEast-southeast ESE
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