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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° 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 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:48 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 12:48 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenWed 12:48 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 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
Yuzhno-SakhalinskWed 11:48 AM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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