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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 Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' North, Longitude: 177° 50' 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"16.58 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"994.83 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth994.80 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 Latitude: 3° 19' North, Longitude: 136° 49' 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"1003.74 miwest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 minorth1003.73 mi
24 hours11° 07' 33.6"768.31 mieast4° 14' 47.3"291.79 minorth819.66 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 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 11:48 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandMon 11:48 AM1671 km1039 miles902 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 11:48 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:48 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 1:48 PM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 11:48 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 1:48 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 11:48 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 10:48 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmWest-southwest WSW
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