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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 = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 8:44:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 13' South, Longitude: 128° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.58 meters/second, 1668.9 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.1 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' 10.3"1036.99 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.2"4.84 miWest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 miNorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 11' North, Longitude: 95° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.31 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.2"978.22 miWest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 miNorth977.98 mi
24 hours11° 27' 12.1"771.43 miEast3° 01' 28.7"207.95 miNorth794.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:44 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 10:44 AM2838 km1764 miles1532 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 10:44 AM3215 km1997 miles1736 nmWest W
Easter Island *Thu 3:44 PM3444 km2140 miles1859 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloThu 1:44 PM3949 km2454 miles2132 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 10:44 AM3968 km2466 miles2143 nmSouthwest SW
Mexico CityThu 2:44 PM4025 km2501 miles2174 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluThu 10:44 AM4103 km2549 miles2215 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Thu 1:44 PM4161 km2586 miles2247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:44 PM4317 km2683 miles2331 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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