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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 Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 46' North
Longitude: 154° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.23 meters/second, 1635.2 km/hour, 1016.1 miles/hour or 882.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.94 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.94 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1016.02 miwest0° 00' 50.4"0.96 misouth1016.05 mi
24 hours0° 03' 52.8"4.38 miwest0° 20' 14.6"23.19 misouth23.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 51' South
Longitude: 14° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 44.1"1000.34 miwest0° 12' 02.4"13.79 minorth1000.52 mi
24 hours12° 18' 59.1"850.94 mieast4° 47' 09.7"328.86 minorth913.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaThu 12:44 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 12:44 PM673 km418 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanThu 11:44 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaThu 11:44 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 1:44 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 1:44 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 1:44 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 10:44 AM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 10:44 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmWest W
TarawaThu 1:44 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmEast-southeast ESE
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