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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 20, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 26' North
Longitude: 154° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.10 meters/second, 1631.2 km/hour, 1013.6 miles/hour or 880.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.89 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.89 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.9"1013.49 miwest0° 00' 49.4"0.94 misouth1013.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.1"4.11 miwest0° 19' 52.0"22.76 misouth23.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 59' South
Longitude: 40° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.75 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.28 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.9"976.90 miwest0° 10' 13.5"11.71 minorth977.28 mi
24 hours13° 16' 31.7"898.39 mieast4° 22' 27.6"300.66 minorth953.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 12:44 PM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SaipanTue 11:44 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaTue 11:44 AM1073 km667 miles579 nmWest W
Wake IslandTue 1:44 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroTue 1:44 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 1:44 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 10:44 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraTue 10:44 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 1:44 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 12:44 PM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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