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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 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 163° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 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"992.06 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth992.03 mi
24 hours0° 00' 46.0"0.85 miwest0° 16' 10.2"18.53 minorth18.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' North, Longitude: 173° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.82 meters/second, 1586.9 km/hour, 986.1 miles/hour or 856.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.5"985.98 miwest0° 09' 01.3"10.33 minorth985.78 mi
24 hours348° 43' 11.2"765.33 miwest3° 19' 14.6"228.29 minorth794.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 12:48 PM729 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 12:48 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 11:48 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 10:48 AM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:48 AM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 10:48 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 10:48 AM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:48 AM3430 km2132 miles1852 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 11:48 AM3546 km2203 miles1914 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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