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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, March 23, 2012 at 21:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 28' North, Longitude: 148° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.78 meters/second, 1669.6 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.51 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 36.5"27.04 minorth27.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 23, 2012 at 21:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 39' North, Longitude: 136° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.58 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 33' 38.7"989.92 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth989.71 mi
24 hours10° 38' 55.4"723.99 mieast3° 42' 20.0"254.74 minorth762.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 11:58 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 11:58 AM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 11:58 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 11:58 AM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 10:58 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 11:58 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 9:58 AM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmWest W
AlofiFri 10:58 AM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 1:58 PM3524 km2190 miles1903 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 9:58 AM3781 km2349 miles2041 nmWest-southwest WSW
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