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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° 41' 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"980.68 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth980.65 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° 20' 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' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.8"970.90 miwest0° 06' 59.0"8.00 misouth971.20 mi
24 hours10° 57' 32.3"731.83 mieast3° 05' 47.1"212.88 misouth766.93 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 PM955 km594 miles516 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayWed 12:02 PM1486 km923 miles802 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 11:02 AM2732 km1697 miles1475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 11:02 AM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmWest W
TarawaThu 11:02 AM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 12:02 PM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:02 AM3609 km2242 miles1949 nmSouthwest SW
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