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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:02:00 AM.

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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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 178° 32' West

The ground speed is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 24.7"5.09 miWest0° 23' 43.0"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 97° 08' West

The ground speed is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 kilometres/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"941.55 miWest0° 00' 15.3"0.29 miSouth941.57 mi
24 hours11° 36' 36.4"753.20 miEast0° 31' 59.3"36.68 miSouth755.37 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 12:02 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
Howland IslandMon 12:02 PM262 km163 miles142 nmNortheast NE
TabiteueaTue 12:02 PM751 km467 miles406 nmWest W
Kanton IslandTue 1:02 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiTue 12:02 PM914 km568 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiTue 1:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaTue 12:02 PM968 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoTue 1:02 PM1266 km787 miles684 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 12:02 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 12:02 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W

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