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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 23:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 179° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.18 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"993.44 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.41 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.2"1.00 miwest0° 16' 26.4"18.84 minorth18.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' North, Longitude: 145° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.61 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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"996.76 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 minorth996.63 mi
24 hours11° 09' 36.9"765.27 mieast3° 50' 45.6"264.34 minorth805.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 12:58 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandTue 11:58 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroTue 11:58 AM1388 km863 miles750 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 11:58 AM1839 km1142 miles993 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 11:58 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 11:58 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 1:58 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirTue 10:58 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 11:58 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 1:58 PM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmEast-southeast ESE
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