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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 11:52:00 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 23:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 176° 06' 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 83° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 422.53 meters/second, 1521.1 kilometres/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 03.6"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 11:52 AM59 km37 miles32 nmNorthwest NW
Howland IslandTue 11:52 AM123 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kanton IslandWed 12:52 PM572 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiWed 12:52 PM716 km445 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
AtafuWed 12:52 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TabiteueaWed 11:52 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 11:52 AM1059 km658 miles572 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 12:52 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 11:52 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 1:52 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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