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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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 146° 06' 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"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 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 Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 54° 04' 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"15.74 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.5"944.39 miwest0° 02' 17.6"2.63 misouth944.51 mi
24 hours11° 32' 23.1"750.78 mieast1° 20' 11.0"91.92 misouth759.44 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 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 11:52 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 11:52 AM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 11:52 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 10:52 AM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 11:52 AM3205 km1992 miles1731 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownTue 1:52 PM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 10:52 AM3333 km2071 miles1799 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 9:52 AM3382 km2102 miles1826 nmWest W
NukualofaWed 10:52 AM3919 km2435 miles2116 nmSouthwest SW
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