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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° 22' 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"993.30 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth993.27 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° 59' North, Longitude: 112° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 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"995.84 miwest0° 10' 03.8"11.53 minorth995.70 mi
24 hours11° 10' 08.7"765.18 mieast3° 47' 59.9"261.18 minorth804.64 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 PM184 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 12:14 PM376 km234 miles203 nmSouth S
MelekeokTue 11:14 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:14 PM1773 km1101 miles957 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaTue 11:14 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoTue 11:14 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaTue 11:14 AM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OsakaTue 11:14 AM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeTue 11:14 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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