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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, June 7, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 45' North
Longitude: 172° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.9"956.88 miwest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 minorth956.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.2"3.04 mieast0° 05' 36.2"6.43 minorth7.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 7, 2013 at 00:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' North
Longitude: 153° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.20 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.8"950.92 miwest0° 03' 54.2"4.48 minorth950.75 mi
24 hours11° 36' 37.6"760.54 mieast1° 08' 44.9"78.82 minorth761.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 12:28 PM712 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:28 AM2325 km1444 miles1255 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:28 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmEast E
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Thu 3:28 PM3366 km2091 miles1817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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