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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 Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 166° 25' 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"981.99 miwest0° 00' 35.4"0.68 minorth981.97 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 Latitude: 17° 35' North, Longitude: 109° 12' 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"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.9"958.26 miwest0° 05' 12.0"5.96 misouth958.50 mi
24 hours11° 08' 18.7"734.58 mieast2° 25' 47.3"167.08 misouth757.91 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 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayTue 12:02 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 11:02 AM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandWed 11:02 AM2833 km1760 miles1530 nmWest W
TarawaWed 11:02 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM3165 km1966 miles1709 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 11:02 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmWest-southwest WSW
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