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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 = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 AM.

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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 00:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' South, Longitude: 173° 45' 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"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.03 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.04 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° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.41 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"976.02 miWest0° 08' 08.7"9.33 miNorth975.79 mi
24 hours11° 27' 57.4"770.58 miEast2° 54' 22.3"199.82 miNorth791.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TabiteueaFri 12:34 PM152 km95 miles82 nmNortheast NE
TarawaFri 12:34 PM403 km250 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 12:34 PM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:34 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:34 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 12:34 PM1118 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 11:34 AM1727 km1073 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaFri 11:34 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 12:34 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 1:34 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE

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