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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 01:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 37' North
Longitude: 156° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.21 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 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"989.01 miwest0° 00' 39.1"0.75 minorth988.98 mi
24 hours0° 00' 27.8"0.51 miwest0° 15' 33.2"17.83 minorth17.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 10, 2013 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 28' North
Longitude: 157° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.8"958.11 miwest0° 05' 21.7"6.15 minorth957.89 mi
24 hours11° 36' 29.6"766.10 mieast1° 44' 36.0"119.91 minorth771.69 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 1:28 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:28 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 11:28 AM1373 km853 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 1:28 PM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 1:28 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 1:28 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaFri 10:28 AM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 10:28 AM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokFri 10:28 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 2:28 PM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmEast-northeast ENE
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