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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' South
Longitude: 145° 23' 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"1031.91 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.11 minorth1031.93 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 22' South
Longitude: 122° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.99 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' 46.2"934.78 miwest0° 01' 07.4"1.29 misouth934.73 mi
24 hours14° 06' 33.3"915.11 mieast0° 10' 25.6"11.96 minorth915.70 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 PM724 km450 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteMon 11:52 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 11:52 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaMon 11:52 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownMon 1:52 PM2657 km1651 miles1434 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:52 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 11:52 AM3014 km1873 miles1627 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:52 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 11:52 AM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandMon 9:52 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest W
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