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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 166° 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' 24.6"5.09 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 minorth27.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 85° 18' 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' 10.5"0.20 misouth941.61 mi
24 hours11° 36' 43.4"753.37 mieast0° 30' 09.6"34.58 misouth755.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiTue 12:12 PM600 km373 miles324 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 1:12 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 12:12 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 11:12 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 1:12 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 11:12 AM1829 km1136 miles988 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 12:12 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmSouth S
TarawaTue 11:12 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmWest W
RarotongaMon 1:12 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaTue 12:12 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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