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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° 43' 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"959.14 miwest0° 00' 17.5"0.33 minorth959.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 36.9"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° 32' North, Longitude: 129° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.04 meters/second, 1591.3 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"988.73 miwest0° 09' 14.1"10.58 minorth988.54 mi
24 hours11° 09' 16.4"758.68 mieast3° 25' 19.9"235.25 minorth789.87 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 miles347 nmNorth N
Wake IslandTue 11:48 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 1:48 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmEast E
MajuroTue 11:48 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:48 AM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:48 AM2532 km1573 miles1367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 11:48 AM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 10:48 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 1:48 PM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Mon 2:48 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNorth N
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