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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 00:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 178° 54' 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"1037.77 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 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 47' North, Longitude: 87° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.56 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' 03.7"944.96 miwest0° 02' 30.6"2.88 misouth945.09 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.9"750.61 mieast1° 25' 13.1"97.69 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 12:12 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast E
TarawaWed 12:12 PM679 km422 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiWed 12:12 PM923 km573 miles498 nmSouth S
MajuroWed 12:12 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 12:12 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 1:12 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 2:12 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaWed 12:12 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 11:12 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 11:12 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmWest-southwest WSW
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