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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

UTC time = Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 12:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 17° 52' North, Longitude: 172° 06' 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"987.56 miWest0° 00' 38.4"0.74 miNorth987.53 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 Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 176° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.13 meters/second, 1526.9 km/hour, 948.8 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"948.47 miWest0° 03' 19.7"3.82 miNorth948.31 mi
24 hours11° 40' 45.3"763.29 miEast0° 54' 18.6"62.27 miNorth763.71 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 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 12:28 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmSouth S
MidwayFri 1:28 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 12:28 PM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 11:28 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 12:28 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 12:28 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 10:28 AM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:28 PM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 2:28 PM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmEast-northeast ENE

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