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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° 18' 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"1014.69 miwest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 misouth1014.71 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 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' 30.6"991.25 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 minorth991.55 mi
24 hours12° 45' 16.9"874.44 mieast4° 44' 30.7"325.83 minorth936.77 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 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 12:34 PM582 km361 miles314 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 1:34 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaWed 11:34 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest W
MajuroWed 1:34 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 1:34 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 1:34 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 12:34 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouth S
JayapuraWed 10:34 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 10:34 AM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmWest W
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