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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' South
Longitude: 148° 53' 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 53' North
Longitude: 56° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.33 meters/second, 1520.4 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' 02.7"944.50 miwest0° 02' 18.8"2.65 misouth944.62 mi
24 hours11° 32' 20.5"750.81 mieast1° 20' 35.1"92.39 misouth759.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:02 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 12:02 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 12:02 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 12:02 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 11:02 AM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 12:02 PM2938 km1826 miles1587 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmWest W
AlofiTue 11:02 AM3102 km1927 miles1675 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 2:02 PM3413 km2120 miles1843 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 10:02 AM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmWest-southwest WSW
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