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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 175° 22' 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"991.94 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.91 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.6"0.84 miwest0° 16' 09.5"18.52 minorth18.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' North, Longitude: 161° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 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' 57.9"985.48 miwest0° 08' 58.3"10.28 minorth985.27 mi
24 hours11° 17' 07.6"765.31 mieast3° 17' 58.5"226.82 minorth793.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:38 PM1251 km777 miles676 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 11:38 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:38 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmEast-northeast ENE
Wake IslandWed 11:38 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:38 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:38 AM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 11:38 AM2892 km1797 miles1561 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:38 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmSouth S
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