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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' South, Longitude: 173° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.60 meters/second, 1669.0 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.11 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.9"4.86 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' North, Longitude: 151° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.6"976.08 miwest0° 08' 08.5"9.33 minorth975.84 mi
24 hours11° 27' 57.8"770.63 mieast2° 54' 20.2"199.79 minorth791.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 12:34 PM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
YarenFri 12:34 PM751 km467 miles406 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM949 km590 miles512 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:34 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 12:34 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 11:34 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 12:34 PM1849 km1149 miles999 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirFri 11:34 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
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