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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

UTC time = Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 12:48:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 37' 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"958.25 miWest0° 00' 16.5"0.31 miNorth958.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.2"2.88 miEast0° 06' 23.7"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° 04' North, Longitude: 126° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.98 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.3 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 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.1"975.05 miWest0° 07' 41.5"8.81 miNorth974.82 mi
24 hours11° 18' 49.2"759.16 miEast2° 44' 37.6"188.66 miNorth777.55 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 PM374 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 1:48 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 12:48 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:48 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:48 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:48 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth S
HagåtñaWed 10:48 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:48 PM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoWed 9:48 AM3068 km1906 miles1656 nmNorthwest NW
Petropavlovsk-KamchatskyWed 12:48 PM3468 km2155 miles1873 nmNorth N

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