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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 21, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' North, Longitude: 169° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.64 meters/second, 1633.1 km/hour, 1014.8 miles/hour or 881.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.91 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.91 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1014.72 miwest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 misouth1014.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 45.8"4.24 miwest0° 20' 03.0"22.97 misouth23.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' South, Longitude: 12° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.99 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.9"990.90 miwest0° 11' 31.2"13.20 minorth991.21 mi
24 hours12° 46' 16.8"875.32 mieast4° 44' 05.3"325.37 minorth937.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 12:44 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 12:44 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 12:44 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:44 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenWed 12:44 PM1428 km888 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 12:44 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayTue 1:44 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiWed 12:44 PM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraWed 11:44 AM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaWed 10:44 AM2693 km1673 miles1454 nmWest W
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