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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 = Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 8:30:00 PM.

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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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 02' South, Longitude: 125° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.85 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 10.8"1037.60 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.61 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.03 miWest0° 23' 43.5"27.17 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 57° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.75 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 miNorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"944.57 miWest0° 02' 20.5"2.68 miNorth944.46 mi
24 hours11° 38' 27.3"757.61 miEast0° 30' 13.5"34.65 miNorth757.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSun 12:30 PM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 10:30 AM3209 km1994 miles1733 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sun 3:30 PM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiMon 10:30 AM3563 km2214 miles1924 nmWest W
Mexico CitySun 2:30 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 1:30 PM3673 km2282 miles1983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:30 PM3955 km2458 miles2136 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsSun 2:30 PM3990 km2479 miles2154 nmEast E
PhoenixSun 1:30 PM4066 km2526 miles2195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSun 2:30 PM4217 km2620 miles2277 nmEast-northeast ENE

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