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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 Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 162° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"958.32 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth958.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.8"2.87 mieast0° 06' 25.7"7.37 minorth7.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 22:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 49' North, Longitude: 155° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.2"976.18 miwest0° 07' 49.8"8.97 minorth975.95 mi
24 hours11° 17' 57.6"759.05 mieast2° 48' 10.0"192.71 minorth778.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 12:48 PM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-southeast ESE
WailukuTue 12:48 PM636 km395 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayTue 11:48 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 12:48 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandTue 10:48 AM2905 km1805 miles1568 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 10:48 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmWest W
MajuroWed 10:48 AM3303 km2052 miles1783 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Tue 1:48 PM3479 km2162 miles1878 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Tue 2:48 PM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmNorth N
TarawaWed 10:48 AM3542 km2201 miles1912 nmSouthwest SW
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