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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 23:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 172° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 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"991.95 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.92 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.7"0.84 miwest0° 16' 09.6"18.52 minorth18.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 23:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' North, Longitude: 163° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.66 meters/second, 1586.4 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.6 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' 58.0"985.57 miwest0° 08' 59.0"10.29 minorth985.36 mi
24 hours11° 17' 03.8"765.30 mieast3° 18' 14.1"227.12 minorth793.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:28 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluTue 1:28 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandTue 11:28 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 11:28 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 11:28 AM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:28 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:28 PM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 12:28 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmSouth S
YarenWed 11:28 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 11:28 AM2960 km1840 miles1598 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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