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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 12' South
Longitude: 163° 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 50' North
Longitude: 71° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.44 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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"0.05 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.1"944.74 miwest0° 02' 24.2"2.76 misouth944.86 mi
24 hours11° 32' 06.4"750.74 mieast1° 22' 44.7"94.86 misouth759.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 1:02 PM764 km474 miles412 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiWed 12:02 PM854 km531 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 12:02 PM1301 km808 miles702 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 11:02 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:02 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:02 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:02 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaTue 1:02 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 1:02 PM2468 km1533 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteTue 1:02 PM2477 km1539 miles1338 nmSoutheast SE
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