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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 20' North
Longitude: 163° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.92 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.7"990.61 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.77 minorth990.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 37.2"0.69 miwest0° 15' 52.7"18.20 minorth18.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 35' North
Longitude: 175° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 35.3"972.54 miwest0° 07' 27.6"8.55 minorth972.30 mi
24 hours11° 26' 44.8"766.34 mieast2° 38' 02.8"181.13 minorth782.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 12:48 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 12:48 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayWed 11:48 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 10:48 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 10:48 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 11:48 AM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 10:48 AM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 10:48 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 10:48 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:48 AM3574 km2221 miles1930 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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