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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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 178° 36' 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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.54 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 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' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"944.92 miwest0° 02' 29.7"2.86 misouth945.04 mi
24 hours11° 31' 52.4"750.62 mieast1° 24' 51.6"97.28 misouth760.11 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 12:02 PM240 km149 miles130 nmEast E
Howland IslandTue 12:02 PM247 km153 miles133 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 12:02 PM951 km591 miles514 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:02 PM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiWed 1:02 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 12:02 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 12:02 PM1612 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 2:02 PM1687 km1049 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaWed 12:02 PM2012 km1250 miles1087 nmSouth S
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