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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 25' North
Longitude: 172° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.04 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth952.05 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.3"3.39 mieast0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth3.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 07' South
Longitude: 0° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.23 meters/second, 1502.0 km/hour, 933.3 miles/hour or 811.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.56 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 21' 50.4"933.10 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 minorth933.16 mi
24 hours15° 10' 58.4"986.26 mieast1° 11' 07.4"81.54 minorth993.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 12:32 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 1:32 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast E
Wake IslandSun 11:32 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest W
MajuroSun 11:32 AM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:32 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 11:32 AM2881 km1790 miles1555 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 1:32 PM2907 km1806 miles1570 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Sat 2:32 PM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmNorth N
Unalaska *Sat 3:32 PM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmNorth N
YarenSun 11:32 AM3445 km2141 miles1860 nmSouthwest SW
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