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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 Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 21' North
Longitude: 166° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 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"990.49 miwest0° 00' 40.0"0.76 minorth990.46 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.5"0.67 miwest0° 15' 51.4"18.18 minorth18.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 50' North
Longitude: 155° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.32 meters/second, 1563.6 km/hour, 971.5 miles/hour or 844.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.19 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.2"971.40 miwest0° 07' 18.9"8.38 minorth971.16 mi
24 hours11° 27' 34.5"766.39 mieast2° 34' 17.3"176.83 minorth781.84 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 12:48 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth N
MajuroThu 12:48 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 11:48 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:48 PM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 12:48 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 1:48 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaThu 10:48 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 12:48 PM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraThu 11:48 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 12:48 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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