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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 22:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 151° 10' 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 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 22:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 31' North, Longitude: 47° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.92 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.8 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' 17.0"952.49 miwest0° 04' 29.1"5.14 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours11° 26' 10.7"750.21 mieast2° 11' 08.2"150.30 misouth769.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:12 PM710 km441 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 12:12 PM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 12:12 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 11:12 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 12:12 PM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 12:12 PM2749 km1708 miles1485 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:12 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:12 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:12 AM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 11:12 AM3520 km2187 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW
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