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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 01:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 06' North, Longitude: 152° 01' 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"16.92 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.92 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1014.78 miwest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 misouth1014.80 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 01:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 29° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.7"991.49 miwest0° 11' 33.9"13.25 minorth991.80 mi
24 hours12° 44' 51.1"874.15 mieast4° 44' 41.3"326.06 minorth936.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanWed 11:54 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaWed 11:54 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirWed 12:54 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandWed 1:54 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokWed 10:54 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 10:54 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 1:54 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 1:54 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyWed 11:54 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariWed 10:54 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmSouthwest SW
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