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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 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' North, Longitude: 157° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.66 meters/second, 1633.2 km/hour, 1014.8 miles/hour or 881.9 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"1014.76 miwest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 misouth1014.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.0"4.25 miwest0° 20' 03.4"22.98 misouth23.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 24° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.18 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.7"991.32 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 minorth991.63 mi
24 hours12° 45' 15.5"874.49 mieast4° 44' 31.2"325.87 minorth936.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 12:34 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 12:34 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 1:34 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaWed 11:34 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest W
MajuroWed 1:34 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 1:34 PM1774 km1103 miles958 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 1:34 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 12:34 PM2404 km1493 miles1298 nmSouth S
JayapuraWed 10:34 AM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 10:34 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmWest W
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