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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' North, Longitude: 171° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.88 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"990.51 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth990.48 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.7"0.67 miwest0° 15' 51.5"18.18 minorth18.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' North, Longitude: 160° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.40 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.5"971.59 miwest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 minorth971.35 mi
24 hours11° 27' 26.3"766.39 mieast2° 34' 55.1"177.55 minorth781.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 12:28 PM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroThu 12:28 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 1:28 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNortheast NE
TarawaThu 12:28 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:28 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 12:28 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 12:28 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaThu 10:28 AM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 12:28 PM2974 km1848 miles1606 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 2:28 PM3210 km1995 miles1733 nmEast-northeast ENE
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