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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 23:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 174° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 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"958.29 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth958.27 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.8"2.88 mieast0° 06' 24.8"7.36 minorth7.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 23:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' North, Longitude: 143° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.27 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.26 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.4"975.71 miwest0° 07' 46.4"8.91 minorth975.48 mi
24 hours11° 18' 19.2"759.10 mieast2° 46' 41.9"191.03 minorth778.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:38 PM677 km421 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 11:38 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmWest W
MajuroWed 11:38 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:38 AM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:38 AM2679 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:38 AM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Tue 2:38 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 10:38 AM3366 km2092 miles1818 nmWest-southwest WSW
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