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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' North
Longitude: 171° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.60 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.9"987.63 miwest0° 00' 38.4"0.74 minorth987.60 mi
24 hours0° 00' 19.5"0.36 miwest0° 15' 15.9"17.50 minorth17.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 09' North
Longitude: 176° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.13 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.81 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"948.53 miwest0° 03' 19.6"3.82 minorth948.37 mi
24 hours11° 40' 45.4"763.34 mieast0° 54' 16.3"62.22 minorth763.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 12:28 PM568 km353 miles306 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 1:28 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 12:28 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:28 AM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 12:28 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmSoutheast SE
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 10:28 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:28 PM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 2:28 PM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmEast-northeast ENE
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