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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 Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' North, Longitude: 172° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.24 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.6 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"989.00 miwest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 minorth988.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.0"0.52 miwest0° 15' 33.9"17.84 minorth17.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' North, Longitude: 172° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.62 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 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"0.10 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.8"958.55 miwest0° 05' 26.9"6.24 minorth958.33 mi
24 hours348° 23' 48.1"766.11 miwest1° 46' 45.3"122.37 minorth772.03 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 12:28 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 12:28 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 12:28 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:28 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:28 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:28 PM2994 km1860 miles1617 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmEast-northeast ENE
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