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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 Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 06' North
Longitude: 154° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.67 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"1014.77 miwest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 misouth1014.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 46.2"4.25 miwest0° 20' 03.5"22.98 misouth23.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 36' South
Longitude: 27° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 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 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.1"991.41 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth991.72 mi
24 hours12° 45' 03.3"874.32 mieast4° 44' 36.2"325.96 minorth936.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirWed 12:44 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanWed 11:44 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 11:44 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest W
Wake IslandWed 1:44 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 1:44 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 1:44 PM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 10:44 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokWed 10:44 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 1:44 PM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 12:44 PM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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