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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 Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' South, Longitude: 163° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.86 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"1037.69 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.0"5.04 miwest0° 23' 43.5"27.17 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 94° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.13 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.74 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"944.05 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth943.95 mi
24 hours11° 38' 28.2"757.22 mieast0° 24' 27.0"28.03 minorth756.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiMon 1:02 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiMon 12:02 PM833 km518 miles450 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:02 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:02 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 1:02 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 11:02 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 12:02 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 1:02 PM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 1:02 PM2399 km1491 miles1295 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSun 1:02 PM2548 km1584 miles1376 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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