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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

UTC time = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 9:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 17° 03' North, Longitude: 147° 52' 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"992.05 miWest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 miNorth992.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 46.3"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 Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 171° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 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"986.45 miWest0° 09' 04.7"10.40 miNorth986.25 mi
24 hours11° 16' 25.3"765.24 miEast3° 20' 49.1"230.08 miNorth794.47 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 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 11:48 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 10:48 AM3264 km2028 miles1762 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Tue 2:48 PM3386 km2104 miles1828 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Tue 2:48 PM3501 km2176 miles1891 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 9:48 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteTue 11:48 AM3829 km2379 miles2068 nmSouth S
Las Vegas *Tue 2:48 PM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 10:48 AM3889 km2417 miles2100 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloTue 2:48 PM3990 km2480 miles2155 nmEast-northeast ENE

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