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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° 53' West

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"958.28 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.32 minorth958.26 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° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 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"975.52 miwest0° 07' 45.0"8.88 minorth975.29 mi
24 hours11° 18' 27.8"759.11 mieast2° 46' 06.5"190.35 minorth777.91 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 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandWed 11:58 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 11:58 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 1:58 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmEast E
TarawaWed 11:58 AM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:58 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 10:58 AM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 11:58 AM2926 km1818 miles1580 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Tue 2:58 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmNorth N
KiritimatiWed 1:58 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmSoutheast SE
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