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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 145° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 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"993.23 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.20 mi
24 hours0° 00' 53.4"0.98 miwest0° 16' 24.9"18.81 minorth18.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' North, Longitude: 112° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.21 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.7"995.78 miwest0° 10' 03.9"11.53 minorth995.64 mi
24 hours11° 10' 08.5"765.13 mieast3° 48' 01.2"261.19 minorth804.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanTue 12:14 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 12:14 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 11:14 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:14 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 11:14 AM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 11:14 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NagoyaTue 11:14 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaTue 11:14 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeTue 11:14 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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