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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 177° 51' 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"993.38 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.3"1.00 miwest0° 16' 26.6"18.85 minorth18.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 147° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.65 meters/second, 1604.3 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 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.77 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 minorth996.64 mi
24 hours11° 09' 34.5"765.23 mieast3° 50' 58.8"264.58 minorth805.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 12:48 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 11:48 AM1598 km993 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:48 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 1:48 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 11:48 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiTue 11:48 AM2818 km1751 miles1522 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 10:48 AM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmWest-southwest WSW
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