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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 Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 166° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.16 meters/second, 1599.0 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' 53.9"0.99 miwest0° 16' 25.9"18.83 minorth18.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 44' North, Longitude: 133° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.47 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.0"996.43 miwest0° 10' 07.5"11.60 minorth996.30 mi
24 hours11° 09' 48.2"765.23 mieast3° 49' 45.1"263.19 minorth805.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 12:48 PM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 12:48 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 11:48 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 12:48 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 12:48 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 1:48 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaTue 10:48 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmWest W
Baker IslandMon 12:48 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 11:48 AM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 12:48 PM3114 km1935 miles1681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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