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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 22:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 158° 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"5.17 miwest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 22:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' North, Longitude: 54° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.02 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 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' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.2"952.78 miwest0° 04' 31.9"5.19 misouth953.00 mi
24 hours11° 26' 02.6"750.28 mieast2° 12' 10.7"151.51 misouth769.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:42 PM258 km161 miles140 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 11:42 AM1723 km1071 miles931 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:42 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:42 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 12:42 PM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 12:42 PM2339 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 12:42 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 11:42 AM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:42 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 11:42 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmSouthwest SW
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