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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 45' South
Longitude: 172° 54' 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"1037.35 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.36 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.3"4.92 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 37' North
Longitude: 140° 26' 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"16.05 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.4"962.53 miwest0° 06' 15.6"7.18 minorth962.29 mi
24 hours11° 33' 01.7"765.72 mieast2° 06' 34.4"145.09 minorth775.04 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 miles189 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:36 PM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 12:36 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 12:36 PM1024 km636 miles553 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 12:36 PM1201 km746 miles649 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 11:36 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 11:36 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSat 11:36 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSat 12:36 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:36 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
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