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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 22:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' South, Longitude: 151° 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 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 59° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.5 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"944.54 miwest0° 02' 19.7"2.67 misouth944.66 mi
24 hours11° 32' 18.2"750.80 mieast1° 20' 56.7"92.80 misouth759.60 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 PM701 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteTue 12:12 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 11:12 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 12:12 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaTue 12:12 PM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 12:12 PM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:12 AM2795 km1736 miles1509 nmWest W
AlofiTue 11:12 AM2906 km1805 miles1569 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 10:12 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 11:12 AM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmSouthwest SW
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