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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 36' South
Longitude: 161° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 20' North
Longitude: 80° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"941.60 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth941.61 mi
24 hours11° 36' 46.3"753.41 mieast0° 29' 24.7"33.72 misouth755.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiTue 12:52 PM519 km323 miles280 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 11:52 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:52 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 12:52 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiMon 11:52 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteMon 12:52 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaMon 12:52 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 10:52 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:52 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 11:52 AM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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