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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 23:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 179° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.54 meters/second, 1596.7 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"991.92 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.89 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.5"0.84 miwest0° 16' 09.4"18.52 minorth18.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 26' North, Longitude: 156° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.54 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.7"985.30 miwest0° 08' 57.2"10.26 minorth985.10 mi
24 hours11° 17' 15.5"765.32 mieast3° 17' 27.0"226.23 minorth793.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:58 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandWed 11:58 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroWed 11:58 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:58 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:58 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 11:58 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 1:58 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirWed 10:58 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 11:58 AM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 1:58 PM3031 km1883 miles1637 nmEast-southeast ESE
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