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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 10:02:00 PM.

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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 148° 40' West

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' 11.2"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.77 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 32' North, Longitude: 44° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.89 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 16.7"952.42 miWest0° 04' 28.2"5.13 miSouth952.64 mi
24 hours11° 26' 13.2"750.20 miEast2° 10' 48.0"149.92 miSouth769.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:02 PM982 km610 miles530 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 12:02 PM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:02 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:02 PM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 10:02 AM3691 km2294 miles1993 nmWest-southwest WSW

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