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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 = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 10:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' South, Longitude: 148° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.71 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.5"5.08 miWest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 68° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.03 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"941.52 miWest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miSouth941.53 mi
24 hours11° 36' 53.2"753.48 miEast0° 27' 29.9"31.53 miSouth755.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:02 PM1018 km632 miles550 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 12:02 PM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmSouth S
RarotongaMon 12:02 PM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 12:02 PM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 11:02 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 12:02 PM2949 km1833 miles1592 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 11:02 AM3101 km1927 miles1674 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:02 AM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 2:02 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaTue 11:02 AM3682 km2288 miles1988 nmSouthwest SW

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