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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 01:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' South, Longitude: 166° 07' 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' 42.2"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 100° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 km/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 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' 04.2"945.24 miwest0° 02' 35.2"2.97 misouth945.37 mi
24 hours11° 31' 37.5"750.60 mieast1° 27' 03.1"99.80 misouth760.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 1:02 PM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaWed 1:02 PM786 km489 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 1:02 PM986 km613 miles533 nmNortheast NE
PalikirWed 12:02 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraWed 12:02 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 1:02 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandTue 1:02 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 12:02 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 1:02 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyWed 11:02 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmWest-southwest WSW
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