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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 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 39' North, Longitude: 177° 37' 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"957.60 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth957.59 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: 151° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.29 meters/second, 1549.0 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"962.35 miwest0° 05' 59.0"6.86 minorth962.12 mi
24 hours11° 28' 40.0"760.52 mieast2° 00' 47.6"138.46 minorth768.92 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 PM618 km384 miles333 nmNorth N
Wake IslandThu 11:48 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 1:48 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmEast E
MajuroThu 11:48 AM2091 km1300 miles1129 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:48 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:48 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 11:48 AM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 10:48 AM3125 km1942 miles1687 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:48 PM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Wed 2:48 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmNorth N
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