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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 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' North, Longitude: 164° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.51 meters/second, 1596.6 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"991.93 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.90 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.1"0.83 miwest0° 16' 08.7"18.50 minorth18.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 35' North, Longitude: 141° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.30 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 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' 56.7"984.82 miwest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 minorth984.61 mi
24 hours11° 17' 39.4"765.42 mieast3° 15' 50.6"224.40 minorth792.95 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 12:58 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 11:58 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 12:58 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 12:58 PM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 12:58 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaWed 10:58 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest W
MidwayTue 1:58 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 12:58 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 11:58 AM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmSouth S
TokyoWed 9:58 AM3192 km1984 miles1724 nmNorthwest NW
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