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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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 23' South, Longitude: 136° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.11 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.9"1035.94 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1035.95 mi
24 hours0° 04' 00.5"4.61 miwest0° 23' 37.5"27.06 minorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' North, Longitude: 137° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.6"1004.03 miwest0° 11' 41.3"13.38 minorth1004.09 mi
24 hours11° 30' 48.2"796.32 mieast4° 34' 17.1"314.10 minorth854.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeMon 11:44 AM730 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteMon 11:14 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:14 AM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 1:14 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:14 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 11:14 AM3623 km2251 miles1956 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Mon 4:14 PM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:14 AM3948 km2453 miles2132 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:14 AM4072 km2530 miles2199 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 11:14 AM4093 km2543 miles2210 nmWest-southwest WSW
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