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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:28:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 172° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 442.88 meters/second, 1594.4 kilometres/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"990.44 miWest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 miNorth990.41 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° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 434.41 meters/second, 1563.9 kilometres/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"971.53 miWest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 miNorth971.29 mi
24 hours11° 27' 25.9"766.33 miEast2° 34' 57.1"177.58 miNorth781.94 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 12:28 PM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroThu 12:28 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 1:28 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNortheast NE
TarawaThu 12:28 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 11:28 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 12:28 PM2059 km1280 miles1112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 12:28 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 12:28 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 10:28 AM2966 km1843 miles1601 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 2:28 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmEast-northeast ENE

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