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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 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' South
Longitude: 146° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.8"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 53' North
Longitude: 54° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.31 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.5"944.46 miwest0° 02' 17.8"2.63 misouth944.58 mi
24 hours11° 32' 22.9"750.83 mieast1° 20' 13.5"91.97 misouth759.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 11:52 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:52 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 11:52 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:52 AM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 10:52 AM2934 km1823 miles1584 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 11:52 AM3178 km1975 miles1716 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 1:52 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 10:52 AM3309 km2056 miles1787 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:52 AM3351 km2082 miles1809 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:52 AM3895 km2420 miles2103 nmSouthwest SW
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