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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

UTC time = Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 11:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 177° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.54 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"991.93 miWest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 miNorth991.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.5"0.84 miWest0° 16' 09.5"18.52 miNorth18.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' North, Longitude: 159° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.58 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 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' 57.8"985.39 miWest0° 08' 57.7"10.27 miNorth985.18 mi
24 hours11° 17' 11.5"765.32 miEast3° 17' 42.8"226.52 miNorth793.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:48 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 11:48 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 11:48 AM1655 km1029 miles894 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 11:48 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:48 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 1:48 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 11:48 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:48 PM2807 km1744 miles1516 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 10:48 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:48 AM2849 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth S

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