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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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' South, Longitude: 148° 48' 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"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.5"5.08 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 minorth27.64 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° 22' 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"941.59 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 misouth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 36' 53.1"753.53 mieast0° 27' 32.4"31.58 misouth755.30 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 PM988 km614 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteMon 12:02 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSouth S
RarotongaMon 12:02 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 12:02 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 11:02 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 12:02 PM2923 km1816 miles1578 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 11:02 AM3078 km1912 miles1662 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:02 AM3082 km1915 miles1664 nmWest W
AdamstownMon 2:02 PM3372 km2095 miles1821 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiTue 10:02 AM3652 km2269 miles1972 nmWest-southwest WSW
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