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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: 175° 10' 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"958.35 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth958.34 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.9"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° 56' North, Longitude: 142° 57' 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"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.3"975.77 miwest0° 07' 46.2"8.91 minorth975.54 mi
24 hours11° 18' 19.6"759.15 mieast2° 46' 39.9"191.00 minorth778.10 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 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluTue 1:38 PM1793 km1114 miles968 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 11:38 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest W
MajuroWed 11:38 AM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:38 AM2476 km1538 miles1337 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:38 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:38 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:38 AM3207 km1993 miles1732 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Tue 2:38 PM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 10:38 AM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmWest-southwest WSW
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