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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 32' North
Longitude: 177° 40' 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 minorth958.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.9"2.88 mieast0° 06' 24.6"7.35 minorth7.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 57' North
Longitude: 140° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.23 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 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 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.1"975.67 miwest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 minorth975.44 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.9"759.16 mieast2° 46' 22.3"190.66 minorth778.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:48 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 11:48 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 1:48 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast E
MajuroWed 11:48 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:48 AM2475 km1538 miles1336 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:48 AM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 11:48 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 10:48 AM3115 km1935 miles1682 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 1:48 PM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Tue 2:48 PM3257 km2024 miles1758 nmNorth N
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