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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 163° 48' 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' 24.6"5.09 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 minorth27.64 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° 53' 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"941.60 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth941.61 mi
24 hours11° 36' 44.8"753.39 mieast0° 29' 47.2"34.15 misouth755.36 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 PM770 km479 miles416 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiTue 12:02 PM842 km523 miles455 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 12:02 PM1272 km791 miles687 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 11:02 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:02 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 11:02 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 12:02 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaMon 1:02 PM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 1:02 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluMon 1:02 PM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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