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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

UTC time = Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 11:48:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' North, Longitude: 175° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.25 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.1"955.31 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth955.32 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.6"2.92 miEast0° 05' 01.0"5.75 miSouth6.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 23:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' North, Longitude: 122° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.93 meters/second, 1555.0 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.10 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.9"965.97 miWest0° 06' 28.9"7.43 miNorth965.74 mi
24 hours11° 24' 19.0"758.43 miEast2° 13' 26.4"152.94 miNorth769.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 12:48 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Wake IslandWed 11:48 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmWest W
HonoluluTue 1:48 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmEast E
MajuroWed 11:48 AM2219 km1379 miles1198 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:48 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:48 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:48 PM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 11:48 AM3194 km1985 miles1725 nmSouthwest SW
Adak *Tue 2:48 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 10:48 AM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmWest-southwest WSW

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