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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 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' North, Longitude: 167° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.56 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.0 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' 53.2"958.32 miwest0° 00' 16.5"0.31 minorth958.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.2"2.88 mieast0° 06' 23.6"7.34 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 00:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' North, Longitude: 125° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.97 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.25 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.1"975.11 miwest0° 07' 41.4"8.81 minorth974.87 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.7"759.21 mieast2° 44' 35.7"188.63 minorth777.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 12:48 PM368 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 1:48 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 12:48 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:48 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:48 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:48 PM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 10:48 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:48 PM3031 km1884 miles1637 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoWed 9:48 AM3044 km1891 miles1644 nmNorthwest NW
Yuzhno-SakhalinskWed 11:48 AM3492 km2170 miles1886 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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