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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 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 Monday, March 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' South, Longitude: 163° 32' 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' 24.6"5.08 miWest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 82° 37' 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' 54.7"941.53 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth941.54 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.0"753.34 miEast0° 29' 44.7"34.10 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 1:02 PM741 km461 miles400 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiTue 12:02 PM871 km541 miles470 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 12:02 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:02 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:02 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 11:02 AM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 12:02 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 1:02 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 1:02 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluMon 1:02 PM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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