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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: 173° 09' 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"992.02 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.99 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.6"0.84 miwest0° 16' 09.6"18.53 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° 40' 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"985.63 miwest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 minorth985.42 mi
24 hours11° 17' 04.2"765.36 mieast3° 18' 12.4"227.10 minorth793.69 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 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluTue 1:28 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandTue 11:28 AM1901 km1182 miles1027 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 11:28 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 11:28 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:28 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:28 PM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:28 AM2927 km1819 miles1581 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:28 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:28 AM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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