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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 11' North
Longitude: 148° 57' 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"1037.84 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 32' North
Longitude: 45° 13' 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' 16.8"952.49 miwest0° 04' 28.4"5.13 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours11° 26' 12.9"750.26 mieast2° 10' 50.2"149.97 misouth769.59 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 PM951 km591 miles514 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 12:02 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 12:02 PM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:02 PM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 11:02 AM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 12:02 PM2955 km1836 miles1595 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 10:02 AM3064 km1904 miles1655 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:02 AM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownWed 2:02 PM3453 km2146 miles1865 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 10:02 AM3659 km2274 miles1976 nmWest-southwest WSW
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