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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° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.69 meters/second, 1669.3 km/hour, 1037.3 miles/hour or 901.3 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"1037.25 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.26 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° 07' 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' 15.2"964.11 miwest0° 06' 30.7"7.47 minorth963.87 mi
24 hours11° 32' 23.9"766.26 mieast2° 12' 54.4"152.33 minorth776.82 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 PM821 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 11:34 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 11:34 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownFri 1:34 PM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 11:34 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 11:34 AM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 10:34 AM3417 km2123 miles1845 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sat 11:34 AM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:34 AM3656 km2272 miles1974 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 9:34 AM3921 km2436 miles2117 nmWest W
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