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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 = Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:52:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 06' South, Longitude: 145° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.29 meters/second, 1660.6 km/hour, 1031.9 miles/hour or 896.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1031.84 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 miNorth1031.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 24.1"3.90 miWest0° 23' 12.6"26.58 miNorth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' South, Longitude: 122° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.00 meters/second, 1504.8 km/hour, 935.0 miles/hour or 812.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.58 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.3"934.72 miWest0° 01' 07.4"1.29 miSouth934.67 mi
24 hours14° 06' 33.3"915.05 miEast0° 10' 22.0"11.89 miNorth915.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 12:22 PM696 km433 miles376 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 11:52 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 11:52 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 11:52 AM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 1:52 PM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:52 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:52 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:52 AM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:52 AM3338 km2074 miles1802 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 9:52 AM3555 km2209 miles1920 nmWest W

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