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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 11:38:00 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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 175° 21' 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"993.39 miWest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 miNorth993.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.4"1.00 miWest0° 16' 26.7"18.85 miNorth18.87 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° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.68 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"16.61 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.83 miWest0° 10' 10.5"11.65 miNorth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 09' 32.2"765.23 miEast3° 51' 10.8"264.80 miNorth806.00 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 PM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 11:38 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:38 AM1840 km1143 miles994 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 1:38 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
Wake IslandTue 11:38 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest W
TarawaTue 11:38 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 1:38 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 11:38 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 11:38 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 12:38 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmSouth S

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