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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 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 51' North
Longitude: 166° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.5"982.06 miwest0° 00' 35.4"0.68 minorth982.03 mi
24 hours0° 00' 13.6"0.25 mieast0° 14' 02.0"16.09 minorth16.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 35' North
Longitude: 109° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.9"958.33 miwest0° 05' 12.1"5.96 misouth958.58 mi
24 hours11° 08' 18.1"734.62 mieast2° 25' 49.2"167.13 misouth757.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 1:02 PM963 km599 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 12:02 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 11:02 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 11:02 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:02 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM3160 km1963 miles1706 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 11:02 AM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmSouthwest SW
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