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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' South, Longitude: 161° 02' 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"1037.72 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 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 80° 12' 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"941.53 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.17 misouth941.54 mi
24 hours11° 36' 46.4"753.36 mieast0° 29' 22.3"33.67 misouth755.29 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 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 11:52 AM1490 km926 miles804 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 10:52 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 12:52 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 12:52 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiMon 11:52 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 12:52 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 10:52 AM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluMon 12:52 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 11:52 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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