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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 = Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:58:00 AM.

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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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' North, Longitude: 164° 38' 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"991.86 miWest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 miNorth991.83 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: 142° 09' 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"16.41 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.7"984.76 miWest0° 08' 53.6"10.19 miNorth984.56 mi
24 hours11° 17' 39.1"765.36 miEast3° 15' 52.5"224.42 miNorth792.90 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 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 11:58 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 12:58 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 12:58 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:58 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 10:58 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmWest W
MidwayTue 1:58 PM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandTue 12:58 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 11:58 AM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmSouth S
TokyoWed 9:58 AM3213 km1997 miles1735 nmNorthwest NW

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