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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: 178° 08' 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"993.45 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.42 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 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 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.4"996.83 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 minorth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 09' 34.7"765.28 mieast3° 50' 57.4"264.57 minorth805.95 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 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 11:48 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM1845 km1147 miles996 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:48 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 1:48 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenTue 11:48 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 10:48 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 PM2814 km1748 miles1519 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiTue 11:48 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmSouth S
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