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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 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 168° 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 76° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.47 meters/second, 1520.9 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' 03.4"944.82 miwest0° 02' 26.0"2.79 misouth944.94 mi
24 hours11° 32' 01.7"750.72 mieast1° 23' 27.8"95.69 misouth759.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiWed 12:22 PM440 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:22 AM847 km526 miles457 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:22 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 1:22 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 1:22 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 11:22 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:22 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:22 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:22 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaWed 12:22 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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