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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 kilometres/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kanton IslandWed 12:26 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiWed 12:26 PM410 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:26 AM767 km476 miles414 nmWest W
Howland IslandTue 11:26 AM788 km490 miles426 nmWest W
AtafuWed 12:26 PM978 km608 miles528 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:26 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
KiritimatiWed 1:26 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmEast E
Apia *Wed 1:26 PM1528 km949 miles825 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:26 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 11:26 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest W

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