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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 Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 22:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 10' North, Longitude: 162° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.57 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"953.86 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth953.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.4"3.12 mieast0° 03' 47.5"4.35 misouth5.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 22:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' North, Longitude: 101° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.46 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.0"1000.91 miwest0° 10' 50.5"12.42 minorth1000.85 mi
24 hours11° 15' 23.6"775.53 mieast4° 08' 04.2"284.14 minorth822.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 12:54 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwaySat 11:54 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:54 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 10:54 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 10:54 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmWest W
MajuroSun 10:54 AM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmWest-southwest WSW
Adak *Sat 1:54 PM3396 km2110 miles1834 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Unalaska *Sat 2:54 PM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmNorth N
TarawaSun 10:54 AM3547 km2204 miles1915 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 11:54 AM3713 km2307 miles2005 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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