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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° 27' 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"5.17 miwest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 minorth27.62 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° 38' 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"952.56 miwest0° 04' 29.3"5.14 misouth952.79 mi
24 hours11° 26' 10.3"750.26 mieast2° 11' 10.4"150.36 misouth769.68 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 PM680 km423 miles367 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 12:12 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 11:12 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 12:12 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 12:12 PM2536 km1576 miles1370 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 12:12 PM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:12 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmWest W
AlofiWed 11:12 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:12 AM3393 km2108 miles1832 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 11:12 AM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmSouthwest SW
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