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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

UTC time = Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 8:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 31' South, Longitude: 125° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.93 meters/second, 1659.3 km/hour, 1031.1 miles/hour or 896.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1031.02 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miNorth1031.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.5"3.77 miWest0° 23' 07.2"26.48 miNorth26.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 20:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 127° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.71 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.1"942.56 miWest0° 04' 24.5"5.06 miSouth942.36 mi
24 hours13° 57' 45.3"912.40 miEast1° 10' 38.3"80.98 miSouth912.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:34 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Sun 3:34 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmSoutheast SE
PapeeteSun 10:34 AM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiMon 10:34 AM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaSun 10:34 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:34 PM4039 km2510 miles2181 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 2:34 PM4076 km2533 miles2201 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 1:34 PM4238 km2634 miles2288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 2:34 PM4516 km2806 miles2439 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesSun 12:34 PM4555 km2830 miles2459 nmNorth N

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