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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 Friday, June 21, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 179° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.73 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.97 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth951.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.3"3.43 mieast0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth3.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 37° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.16 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"15.78 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 23' 59.2"946.35 miwest0° 05' 38.4"6.47 misouth946.11 mi
24 hours14° 44' 18.7"968.60 mieast1° 39' 08.5"113.66 misouth970.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayThu 1:00 PM584 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandFri 12:00 Noon1473 km916 miles796 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:00 Noon2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 2:00 PM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:00 Noon2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 12:00 Noon2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 11:00 AM2979 km1851 miles1608 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 12:00 Noon3014 km1873 miles1627 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Thu 3:00 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmNorth N
KiritimatiFri 2:00 PM3405 km2115 miles1838 nmSoutheast SE
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