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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 163° 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' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 59° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.08 meters/second, 1533.9 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.89 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.4"952.92 miwest0° 04' 33.5"5.23 misouth953.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 57.3"750.30 mieast2° 12' 51.0"152.28 misouth770.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 1:02 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiThu 12:02 PM868 km539 miles469 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 12:02 PM1330 km827 miles718 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:02 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:02 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:02 AM2101 km1305 miles1134 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 12:02 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 1:02 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 1:02 PM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteWed 1:02 PM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmSoutheast SE
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