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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 35' South
Longitude: 178° 49' 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' 24.7"5.09 miwest0° 23' 43.0"27.16 minorth27.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 20' North
Longitude: 97° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"941.62 miwest0° 00' 15.4"0.29 misouth941.63 mi
24 hours11° 36' 36.4"753.25 mieast0° 32' 01.9"36.73 misouth755.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 12:02 PM273 km170 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiTue 12:02 PM905 km562 miles489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 12:02 PM938 km583 miles506 nmWest-northwest WNW
RawakiTue 1:02 PM966 km600 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoTue 1:02 PM1284 km798 miles694 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroTue 12:02 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 12:02 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 2:02 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaTue 12:02 PM1966 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S
AlofiMon 1:02 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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