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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 11:48:00 PM.

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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 39' North, Longitude: 177° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.24 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 957.9 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.1"957.54 miWest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 miNorth957.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"2.96 miEast0° 06' 00.9"6.90 miNorth7.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' North, Longitude: 152° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.29 meters/second, 1549.1 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.2"962.29 miWest0° 05' 59.1"6.86 miNorth962.06 mi
24 hours11° 28' 39.5"760.46 miEast2° 00' 49.8"138.50 miNorth768.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 12:48 PM617 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
Wake IslandThu 11:48 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 1:48 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmEast E
MajuroThu 11:48 AM2103 km1307 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:48 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:48 AM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:48 AM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 10:48 AM3150 km1957 miles1701 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:48 PM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Wed 2:48 PM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth N

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