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Day and Night World Map

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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 23:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 11' South
Longitude: 176° 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' 27.0"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 48' North
Longitude: 83° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.53 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 03.6"944.94 miwest0° 02' 28.9"2.85 misouth945.07 mi
24 hours11° 31' 54.5"750.68 mieast1° 24' 32.4"96.92 misouth760.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 11:52 AM43 km27 miles23 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Howland IslandTue 11:52 AM112 km70 miles61 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RawakiWed 12:52 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 11:52 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:52 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 11:52 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:52 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 11:52 AM1599 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 11:52 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest W
SuvaWed 11:52 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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