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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

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:12:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 151° 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 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 58° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 02.8"944.47 miWest0° 02' 19.6"2.67 miSouth944.59 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.4"750.75 miEast1° 20' 54.2"92.75 miSouth759.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:12 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 12:12 PM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 11:12 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 12:12 PM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 12:12 PM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 12:12 PM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:12 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest W
AlofiTue 11:12 AM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 10:12 AM3418 km2124 miles1845 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 11:12 AM3496 km2172 miles1888 nmSouthwest SW

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