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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

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).

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= 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 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' 42.2"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 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"945.17 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenWed 1:02 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 1:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroWed 1:02 PM975 km606 miles526 nmNortheast NE
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
Wake IslandWed 1:02 PM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyWed 11:02 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-southwest WSW

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