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Day and Night World Map

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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 21:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 03' North
Longitude: 148° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.0"992.12 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth992.09 mi
24 hours0° 00' 46.2"0.85 miwest0° 16' 10.9"18.55 minorth18.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 21:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 07' North
Longitude: 172° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.05 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.3"986.51 miwest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 minorth986.31 mi
24 hours11° 16' 25.6"765.30 mieast3° 20' 47.5"230.06 minorth794.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 11:48 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:48 AM3237 km2012 miles1748 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Tue 2:48 PM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:48 PM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 9:48 AM3622 km2250 miles1956 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 11:48 AM3828 km2379 miles2067 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM3872 km2406 miles2090 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Tue 2:48 PM3877 km2409 miles2093 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 2:48 PM4016 km2495 miles2168 nmEast-northeast ENE
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