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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 42.2"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° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 422.66 meters/second, 1521.6 kilometres/hour, 945.5 miles/hour or 821.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"945.17 miWest0° 02' 35.2"2.97 miSouth945.30 mi
24 hours11° 31' 37.8"750.55 miEast1° 27' 00.6"99.75 miSouth760.44 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 1:02 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 1:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
TabiteueaWed 1:02 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast E
MajuroWed 1:02 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNortheast NE
KwajaleinWed 1:02 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth N
PalikirWed 12:02 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraWed 12:02 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 1:02 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandTue 1:02 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmEast E
Port VilaWed 12:02 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouth S

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