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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 166° 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 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 73° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.45 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' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.2"944.71 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 misouth944.83 mi
24 hours11° 32' 04.2"750.68 mieast1° 23' 03.8"95.22 misouth759.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiWed 12:12 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:12 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandTue 11:12 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:12 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 1:12 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:12 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:12 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:12 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:12 PM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaWed 12:12 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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