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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 23:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 169° 36' 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' 27.0"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 23:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 76° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 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"944.77 miwest0° 02' 26.3"2.80 misouth944.89 mi
24 hours11° 32' 01.0"750.66 mieast1° 23' 34.1"95.80 misouth759.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiWed 12:26 PM410 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:26 AM767 km476 miles414 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:26 PM1031 km640 miles557 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 1:26 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 1:26 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:26 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:26 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:26 PM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:26 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaWed 11:26 AM2378 km1478 miles1284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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