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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° 39' 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"992.01 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.98 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° 15' 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"985.54 miwest0° 08' 58.3"10.28 minorth985.33 mi
24 hours11° 17' 08.1"765.37 mieast3° 17' 56.7"226.81 minorth793.60 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 PM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 11:38 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:38 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 11:38 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 11:38 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:38 AM2729 km1696 miles1473 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 11:38 AM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:38 PM2964 km1842 miles1600 nmSouth S
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