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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' South, Longitude: 173° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.71 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"1037.28 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.29 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.3"4.92 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' North, Longitude: 140° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.37 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"962.47 miwest0° 06' 15.7"7.18 minorth962.23 mi
24 hours11° 33' 01.6"765.67 mieast2° 06' 36.7"145.12 minorth775.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:36 PM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:36 PM710 km441 miles384 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 12:36 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:36 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 12:36 PM1171 km727 miles632 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:36 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:36 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 12:36 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:36 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:36 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-northwest WNW
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