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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° 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' 26.9"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° 42' 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"944.78 miwest0° 02' 25.1"2.78 misouth944.90 mi
24 hours11° 32' 04.0"750.73 mieast1° 23' 06.3"95.28 misouth759.91 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 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 1:12 PM1032 km642 miles557 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandTue 11:12 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:12 PM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 1:12 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:12 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 12:12 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:12 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:12 PM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaWed 12:12 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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