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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 Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 23' North, Longitude: 162° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.44 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.76 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1005.19 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 misouth1005.22 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.6"3.20 miwest0° 18' 35.4"21.30 misouth21.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' South, Longitude: 83° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.6"961.48 miwest0° 07' 03.9"8.10 misouth961.23 mi
24 hours13° 17' 33.1"883.89 mieast2° 23' 05.5"164.00 misouth893.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 12:56 PM929 km577 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiWed 12:56 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 11:56 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 10:56 AM2175 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 11:56 AM2787 km1731 miles1505 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 10:56 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 10:56 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 10:56 AM3218 km1999 miles1737 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 11:56 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 10:56 AM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmWest-northwest WNW
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