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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' North, Longitude: 176° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 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"991.98 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.95 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.4"0.84 miwest0° 16' 09.2"18.52 minorth18.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' North, Longitude: 153° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.50 meters/second, 1585.8 km/hour, 985.4 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' 57.4"985.27 miwest0° 08' 56.5"10.25 minorth985.06 mi
24 hours11° 17' 19.8"765.38 mieast3° 17' 09.7"225.91 minorth793.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 12:08 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroWed 12:08 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 1:08 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 12:08 PM1782 km1108 miles962 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 12:08 PM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:08 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirWed 11:08 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 2:08 PM2698 km1677 miles1457 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiWed 12:08 PM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 1:08 PM3205 km1992 miles1731 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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