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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 Monday, May 6, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 47' North, Longitude: 163° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.21 meters/second, 1599.2 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.5"993.51 miwest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 minorth993.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.7"1.01 miwest0° 16' 27.2"18.86 minorth18.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' North, Longitude: 162° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1604.9 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.5"997.22 miwest0° 10' 12.6"11.69 minorth997.10 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.7"765.33 mieast3° 52' 08.8"265.93 minorth806.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 12:48 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 12:48 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 11:48 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 10:48 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroTue 10:48 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:48 AM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 10:48 AM3118 km1938 miles1684 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 10:48 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 10:48 AM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaTue 11:48 AM3517 km2185 miles1899 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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