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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

UTC time = Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 21° 54' North, Longitude: 150° 36' 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"962.70 miWest0° 00' 21.3"0.41 miNorth962.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 12.7"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 Latitude: 7° 09' South, Longitude: 110° 20' 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' 42.2"994.85 miWest0° 11' 09.8"12.78 miNorth995.13 mi
24 hours11° 50' 34.0"812.83 miEast4° 32' 13.8"311.76 miNorth873.53 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 Noon526 km327 miles284 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuThu 12:00 Noon623 km387 miles336 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:00 Noon755 km469 miles407 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:00 Noon2333 km1449 miles1260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 11:00 AM2785 km1730 miles1504 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 3:00 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 3:00 PM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandThu 10:00 AM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 3:00 PM3768 km2341 miles2034 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Thu 2:00 PM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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