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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 22:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 165° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.56 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"992.05 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth992.02 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.8"0.84 miwest0° 16' 10.1"18.53 minorth18.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 22:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 17' North, Longitude: 170° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.78 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 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 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.5"985.90 miwest0° 09' 00.6"10.32 minorth985.69 mi
24 hours348° 43' 07.3"765.34 miwest3° 18' 59.2"228.00 minorth793.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 12:58 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 11:58 AM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 12:58 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 10:58 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 10:58 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 10:58 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 10:58 AM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:58 AM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:58 AM3283 km2040 miles1773 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 11:58 AM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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