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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 148° 36' 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 56° 29' 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"944.43 miwest0° 02' 18.7"2.65 misouth944.55 mi
24 hours11° 32' 20.9"750.76 mieast1° 20' 32.6"92.33 misouth759.49 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 PM999 km621 miles539 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 12:02 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 12:02 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 12:02 PM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 11:02 AM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Wed 12:02 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 AM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmWest W
AlofiTue 11:02 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 2:02 PM3395 km2109 miles1833 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 10:02 AM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmWest-southwest WSW
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