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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 01:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' North, Longitude: 151° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 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"991.88 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth991.85 mi
24 hours0° 00' 44.9"0.82 miwest0° 16' 08.1"18.49 minorth18.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' North, Longitude: 129° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.10 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.41 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.0"984.37 miwest0° 08' 50.7"10.13 minorth984.16 mi
24 hours11° 17' 59.4"765.45 mieast3° 14' 31.1"222.89 minorth792.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 11:48 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaWed 11:48 AM861 km535 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 12:48 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 1:48 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmEast E
MelekeokWed 10:48 AM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaWed 10:48 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 1:48 PM2373 km1475 miles1282 nmEast-southeast ESE
TokyoWed 10:48 AM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaWed 10:48 AM2492 km1548 miles1346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraWed 10:48 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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