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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° 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' 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: 77° 05' 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"944.84 miwest0° 02' 26.4"2.80 misouth944.96 mi
24 hours11° 32' 00.6"750.71 mieast1° 23' 36.4"95.85 misouth759.98 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 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:26 AM736 km457 miles397 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 12:26 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 1:26 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 11:26 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 1:26 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 11:26 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmWest W
AlofiTue 12:26 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 11:26 AM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaWed 11:26 AM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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