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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° 41' 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"952.16 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth952.16 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: 14° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.59 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 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' 27.8"940.64 miwest0° 04' 48.3"5.51 minorth940.88 mi
24 hours14° 44' 13.4"964.36 mieast2° 31' 48.0"174.01 minorth986.78 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 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSun 1:32 PM1544 km960 miles834 nmEast E
Wake IslandMon 11:32 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmWest W
MajuroMon 11:32 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:32 AM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 11:32 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 1:32 PM2902 km1804 miles1567 nmSoutheast SE
Adak *Sun 2:32 PM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmNorth N
Unalaska *Sun 3:32 PM3416 km2123 miles1845 nmNorth N
YarenMon 11:32 AM3448 km2142 miles1862 nmSouthwest SW
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