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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: 167° 08' 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"993.32 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.29 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° 24' 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"996.37 miwest0° 10' 07.6"11.60 minorth996.23 mi
24 hours11° 09' 48.1"765.18 mieast3° 49' 46.6"263.20 minorth805.37 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 PM279 km173 miles151 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 12:48 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 11:48 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 12:48 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 12:48 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 1:48 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaTue 10:48 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest W
Baker IslandMon 12:48 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 11:48 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 12:48 PM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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