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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 21:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 48' South, Longitude: 141° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.69 meters/second, 1669.3 km/hour, 1037.3 miles/hour or 901.4 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' 10.6"1037.32 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.33 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.8"4.91 miwest0° 23' 43.0"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' North, Longitude: 96° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.3 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.1"964.17 miwest0° 06' 30.6"7.46 minorth963.93 mi
24 hours11° 32' 24.2"766.31 mieast2° 12' 52.0"152.30 minorth776.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeFri 12:04 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 11:34 AM1799 km1118 miles971 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 11:34 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 1:34 PM2854 km1774 miles1541 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 11:34 AM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 11:34 AM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 10:34 AM3387 km2104 miles1829 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 11:34 AM3578 km2224 miles1932 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:34 AM3630 km2255 miles1960 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 9:34 AM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmWest W
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