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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 Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' North, Longitude: 162° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.06 meters/second, 1620.2 km/hour, 1006.7 miles/hour or 874.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.78 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.78 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1006.58 miwest0° 00' 46.7"0.89 misouth1006.61 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.9"3.35 miwest0° 18' 48.7"21.55 misouth21.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 70° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.63 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.0"947.34 miwest0° 04' 39.4"5.34 misouth947.14 mi
24 hours13° 54' 58.2"913.52 mieast1° 18' 54.0"90.45 misouth914.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 12:56 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiThu 12:56 PM1481 km920 miles799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 11:56 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM2753 km1710 miles1486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:56 AM2938 km1825 miles1586 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 10:56 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:56 AM3239 km2013 miles1749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:56 AM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmWest-northwest WNW
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