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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 22:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 12' South
Longitude: 158° 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' 26.9"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 51' North
Longitude: 66° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.40 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 03.0"944.66 miwest0° 02' 22.4"2.72 misouth944.78 mi
24 hours11° 32' 11.2"750.77 mieast1° 22' 01.6"94.04 misouth759.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:42 PM286 km178 miles155 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 11:42 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:42 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:42 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 12:42 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaTue 12:42 PM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 12:42 PM2383 km1480 miles1287 nmNorth N
AlofiTue 11:42 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:42 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaWed 11:42 AM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmSouthwest SW
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