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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: 163° 08' 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"1006.65 miwest0° 00' 46.7"0.89 misouth1006.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.9"3.35 miwest0° 18' 48.7"21.56 misouth21.82 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° 55' 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' 53.9"947.40 miwest0° 04' 39.4"5.34 misouth947.20 mi
24 hours13° 54' 59.7"913.60 mieast1° 18' 50.7"90.39 misouth914.51 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 PM977 km607 miles528 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiThu 12:56 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 11:56 AM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:56 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 10:56 AM2976 km1849 miles1607 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaThu 11:56 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:56 AM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmWest-northwest WNW
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