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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 Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 54' North
Longitude: 150° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.54 meters/second, 1549.9 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.05 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"962.77 miwest0° 00' 21.3"0.41 minorth962.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.9"2.37 mieast0° 08' 23.2"9.62 minorth9.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 22:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 09' South
Longitude: 110° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.78 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 29' 42.3"994.93 miwest0° 11' 09.8"12.79 minorth995.21 mi
24 hours11° 50' 32.5"812.86 mieast4° 32' 14.1"311.79 minorth873.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 12:00 Noon501 km311 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuThu 12:00 Noon594 km369 miles321 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:00 Noon726 km451 miles392 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:00 Noon2323 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:00 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 3:00 PM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 3:00 PM3461 km2151 miles1869 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 10:00 AM3672 km2281 miles1983 nmSouthwest SW
Unalaska *Thu 2:00 PM3792 km2356 miles2047 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Las Vegas *Thu 3:00 PM3792 km2356 miles2048 nmEast-northeast ENE
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