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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 10:52:00 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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 161° 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' 26.9"5.13 miWest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 68° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 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"944.63 miWest0° 02' 23.2"2.74 miSouth944.75 mi
24 hours11° 32' 09.0"750.70 miEast1° 22' 20.6"94.40 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 12:52 PM478 km297 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoWed 11:52 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:52 AM1712 km1064 miles925 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:52 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 12:52 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiTue 11:52 AM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 12:52 PM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 10:52 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 12:52 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNorth N
NukualofaWed 11:52 AM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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