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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 00:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 11' South
Longitude: 178° 37' East

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 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 47' North
Longitude: 88° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.57 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.3 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"15.76 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.7"945.03 miwest0° 02' 30.7"2.88 misouth945.16 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.7"750.66 mieast1° 25' 15.6"97.74 misouth760.22 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 12:12 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
TarawaWed 12:12 PM649 km404 miles351 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 12:12 PM925 km575 miles499 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 12:12 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 12:12 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:12 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 2:12 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaWed 12:12 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 11:12 AM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 11:12 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmWest-southwest WSW
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