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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 11:02:00 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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' South, Longitude: 163° 27' 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"1037.62 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.62 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° 15' 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"943.99 miWest0° 02' 06.1"2.41 miNorth943.89 mi
24 hours11° 38' 28.2"757.17 miEast0° 24' 29.5"28.08 miNorth756.71 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 PM751 km467 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiMon 12:02 PM862 km536 miles465 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:02 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 11:02 AM1456 km904 miles786 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 1:02 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 11:02 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 12:02 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSun 1:02 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSouth S
PapeeteSun 1:02 PM2379 km1479 miles1285 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluSun 1:02 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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