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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 23:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 176° 06' 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 83° 06' 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"944.87 miwest0° 02' 28.8"2.84 misouth945.00 mi
24 hours11° 31' 54.7"750.63 mieast1° 24' 30.1"96.87 misouth760.06 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 AM59 km37 miles32 nmNorthwest NW
Howland IslandTue 11:52 AM123 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RawakiWed 12:52 PM716 km445 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 11:52 AM1058 km657 miles571 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:52 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 11:52 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:52 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 11:52 AM1626 km1011 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 11:52 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmWest W
SuvaWed 11:52 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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