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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 Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 37' North
Longitude: 174° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"989.08 miwest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 minorth989.05 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.1"0.52 miwest0° 15' 33.9"17.84 minorth17.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 21' North
Longitude: 174° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.66 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.9"958.69 miwest0° 05' 27.6"6.26 minorth958.47 mi
24 hours348° 23' 50.7"766.17 miwest1° 47' 04.1"122.74 minorth772.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:18 PM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 12:18 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 1:18 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 12:18 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:18 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 12:18 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:18 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 12:18 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 2:18 PM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 10:18 AM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmWest W
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