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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 175° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.19 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.4 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' 02.4"993.46 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.43 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.4"1.00 miwest0° 16' 26.7"18.85 minorth18.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' North, Longitude: 150° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.67 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.89 miwest0° 10' 10.5"11.65 minorth996.77 mi
24 hours11° 09' 32.5"765.29 mieast3° 51' 09.5"264.80 minorth806.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 12:38 PM1277 km793 miles690 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 11:38 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:38 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 11:38 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 1:38 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaTue 11:38 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 1:38 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 11:38 AM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 11:38 AM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 12:38 PM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmSouth S
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