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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 Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 25' North, Longitude: 172° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.82 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"952.09 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth952.09 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.9"3.37 mieast0° 01' 20.9"1.55 misouth3.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 15° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.58 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.68 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.7"940.56 miwest0° 04' 48.3"5.51 minorth940.80 mi
24 hours14° 44' 15.2"964.31 mieast2° 31' 44.6"173.93 minorth986.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 12:32 PM729 km453 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSun 1:32 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast E
Wake IslandMon 11:32 AM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmWest W
MajuroMon 11:32 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:32 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 1:32 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 11:32 AM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Sun 2:32 PM3179 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth N
Unalaska *Sun 3:32 PM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmNorth N
YarenMon 11:32 AM3467 km2154 miles1872 nmSouthwest SW
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