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Day and Night World Map

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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, August 10, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 17' North
Longitude: 173° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.9"1001.09 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 misouth1001.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.3"2.71 miwest0° 17' 54.0"20.51 misouth20.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 56' South
Longitude: 130° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"1001.49 miwest0° 10' 40.3"12.22 misouth1001.43 mi
24 hours11° 27' 17.4"789.47 mieast4° 09' 43.8"286.04 misouth836.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 12:40 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 1:40 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSun 11:40 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 11:40 AM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 11:40 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 1:40 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 11:40 AM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmSouth S
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