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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° 22' 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"991.98 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 minorth991.95 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: 171° 13' 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"985.84 miwest0° 09' 00.6"10.32 minorth985.63 mi
24 hours348° 43' 07.8"765.29 miwest3° 19' 00.9"228.01 minorth793.89 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 PM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 11:58 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 12:58 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 10:58 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 10:58 AM2772 km1722 miles1497 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 10:58 AM2933 km1822 miles1584 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 10:58 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 11:58 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:58 AM3298 km2050 miles1781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaWed 11:58 AM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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