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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 = Friday, June 7, 2013 at 12:28:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 22° 45' North, Longitude: 172° 42' 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"956.81 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.80 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 Latitude: 18° 47' North, Longitude: 153° 54' 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"950.86 miWest0° 03' 54.3"4.48 miNorth950.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 37.3"760.49 miEast1° 08' 47.5"78.86 miNorth761.94 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 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 1:28 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:28 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:28 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:28 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:28 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:28 PM2756 km1713 miles1488 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 2:28 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmEast E
HagåtñaFri 10:28 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Thu 3:28 PM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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