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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 Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 17' North, Longitude: 164° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.23 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.3"953.10 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 misouth953.10 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.4"3.22 mieast0° 02' 58.9"3.42 misouth4.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 60' South, Longitude: 76° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.8"1000.30 miwest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 minorth1000.51 mi
24 hours11° 51' 22.9"818.18 mieast4° 40' 56.6"321.74 minorth880.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 1:00 PM716 km445 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayThu 12:00 Noon1403 km872 miles758 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:00 PM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:00 AM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 11:00 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:00 AM3155 km1960 miles1703 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Thu 2:00 PM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Thu 3:00 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 11:00 AM3430 km2131 miles1852 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:00 Noon3685 km2290 miles1990 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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