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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° 19' 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"1036.01 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.02 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° 19' 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"1004.10 miwest0° 11' 41.3"13.38 minorth1004.16 mi
24 hours11° 30' 47.8"796.36 mieast4° 34' 16.5"314.11 minorth854.89 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 AM714 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteMon 11:14 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 11:14 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownMon 1:14 PM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 11:14 AM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluMon 11:14 AM3603 km2239 miles1946 nmNorthwest NW
Easter Island *Mon 4:14 PM3888 km2416 miles2100 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 10:14 AM3917 km2434 miles2115 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 10:14 AM4045 km2513 miles2184 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 11:14 AM4064 km2525 miles2194 nmWest-southwest WSW
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