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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 Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 23' North
Longitude: 163° 05' 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"1005.26 miwest0° 00' 46.1"0.88 misouth1005.29 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 00' South
Longitude: 84° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.7 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' 35.5"961.54 miwest0° 07' 03.8"8.10 misouth961.29 mi
24 hours13° 17' 35.0"883.98 mieast2° 23' 02.8"163.96 misouth893.61 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 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiWed 12:56 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 11:56 AM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 10:56 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 11:56 AM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 10:56 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 10:56 AM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 10:56 AM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaWed 11:56 AM3264 km2028 miles1762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 10:56 AM3266 km2030 miles1764 nmWest-northwest WNW
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