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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 23:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 179° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.57 meters/second, 1542.8 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"958.34 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth958.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.9"2.88 mieast0° 06' 24.5"7.35 minorth7.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 23:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 138° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.18 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 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' 55.9"975.58 miwest0° 07' 44.8"8.88 minorth975.35 mi
24 hours11° 18' 28.1"759.17 mieast2° 46' 04.5"190.33 minorth777.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:58 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandWed 11:58 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 11:58 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 1:58 PM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmEast E
TarawaWed 11:58 AM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:58 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 10:58 AM2896 km1799 miles1564 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 11:58 AM2911 km1809 miles1572 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Tue 2:58 PM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 1:58 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmSoutheast SE
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