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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 21:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 12' South, Longitude: 141° 31' 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"1037.07 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.08 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.5"4.85 miwest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' North, Longitude: 107° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.17 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.8"977.80 miwest0° 08' 21.6"9.58 minorth977.56 mi
24 hours11° 27' 22.0"771.30 mieast2° 59' 54.7"206.17 minorth793.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 12:04 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 11:34 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteThu 11:34 AM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownThu 1:34 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 11:34 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 11:34 AM3151 km1958 miles1702 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoFri 10:34 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 11:34 AM3568 km2217 miles1927 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 10:34 AM3612 km2245 miles1951 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 9:34 AM3900 km2423 miles2106 nmWest W
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