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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° 53' 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 Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 85° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.55 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"944.99 miwest0° 02' 29.8"2.86 misouth945.11 mi
24 hours11° 31' 52.0"750.67 mieast1° 24' 54.0"97.33 misouth760.17 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 PM271 km168 miles146 nmEast E
TarawaWed 12:02 PM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 12:02 PM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiWed 1:02 PM990 km615 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 1:02 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroWed 12:02 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 12:02 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 2:02 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaWed 12:02 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSouth S
AlofiTue 1:02 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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