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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 33' South, Longitude: 173° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.47 meters/second, 1668.5 km/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1036.81 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.2"4.78 miwest0° 23' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 07' North, Longitude: 162° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.25 meters/second, 1592.1 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"989.21 miwest0° 09' 43.6"11.14 minorth989.02 mi
24 hours11° 24' 08.2"776.54 mieast3° 35' 55.4"247.38 minorth810.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 12:34 PM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
YarenThu 12:34 PM770 km479 miles416 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 12:34 PM912 km567 miles492 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 12:34 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandWed 12:34 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 11:34 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaThu 11:34 AM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 12:34 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 1:34 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirThu 11:34 AM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-northwest WNW
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