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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 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' North, Longitude: 167° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.52 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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"991.87 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.84 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.2"0.83 miwest0° 16' 08.8"18.51 minorth18.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 34' North, Longitude: 144° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.0"984.85 miwest0° 08' 54.3"10.20 minorth984.65 mi
24 hours11° 17' 35.1"765.36 mieast3° 16' 08.2"224.72 minorth792.98 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 12:48 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 12:48 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:48 AM1488 km924 miles803 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 12:48 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:48 PM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 1:48 PM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaWed 10:48 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 12:48 PM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 11:48 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 12:48 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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