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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: 171° 49' 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"989.07 miwest0° 00' 39.2"0.75 minorth989.04 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: 171° 53' 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"958.60 miwest0° 05' 26.8"6.24 minorth958.39 mi
24 hours348° 23' 47.9"766.16 miwest1° 46' 43.0"122.33 minorth772.07 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 PM577 km359 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroFri 12:28 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 12:28 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:28 AM1897 km1179 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:28 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:28 PM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM3205 km1991 miles1730 nmEast-northeast ENE
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