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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 21:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 146° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.2"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.8"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 42° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.86 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.88 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.6"952.42 miwest0° 04' 27.5"5.11 misouth952.64 mi
24 hours11° 26' 15.6"750.25 mieast2° 10' 30.2"149.59 misouth769.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 11:52 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 11:52 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 11:52 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 11:52 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 10:52 AM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:52 AM3192 km1984 miles1724 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownWed 1:52 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 10:52 AM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 9:52 AM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 10:52 AM3916 km2433 miles2114 nmSouthwest SW
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