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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 Monday, June 3, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 25' North, Longitude: 177° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.92 meters/second, 1544.1 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"959.07 miwest0° 00' 17.5"0.33 minorth959.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.8"2.79 mieast0° 06' 48.3"7.81 minorth8.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 3, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' North, Longitude: 129° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.04 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.7"988.67 miwest0° 09' 14.2"10.58 minorth988.48 mi
24 hours11° 09' 15.9"758.63 mieast3° 25' 21.6"235.27 minorth789.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 12:48 PM642 km399 miles346 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 1:48 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast E
MajuroTue 11:48 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:48 AM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 11:48 AM3055 km1898 miles1649 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 10:48 AM3129 km1945 miles1690 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 PM3146 km1955 miles1699 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Mon 2:48 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNorth N
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