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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 Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 166° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.51 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"980.61 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth980.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 21.5"0.39 mieast0° 13' 42.6"15.72 minorth15.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' North, Longitude: 98° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.09 meters/second, 1562.7 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.18 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.8"970.83 miwest0° 06' 58.9"8.00 misouth971.12 mi
24 hours10° 57' 32.8"731.78 mieast3° 05' 45.4"212.83 misouth766.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 1:02 PM927 km576 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 12:02 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM2146 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:02 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 11:02 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:02 AM2977 km1850 miles1607 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 12:02 PM3190 km1982 miles1723 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:02 AM3633 km2258 miles1962 nmSouthwest SW
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