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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 = Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:48:00 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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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: 162° 51' 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"993.44 miWest0° 00' 41.4"0.79 miNorth993.41 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° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.82 meters/second, 1605.0 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"997.16 miWest0° 10' 12.6"11.69 miNorth997.03 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.5"765.28 miEast3° 52' 10.1"265.93 miNorth806.45 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 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 12:48 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 11:48 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 10:48 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroTue 10:48 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 11:48 AM3034 km1885 miles1638 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 10:48 AM3144 km1954 miles1698 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandTue 10:48 AM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmWest W
FunafutiTue 10:48 AM3426 km2129 miles1850 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaTue 11:48 AM3525 km2191 miles1904 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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