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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 166° 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' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' North, Longitude: 62° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.11 meters/second, 1534.0 km/hour, 953.2 miles/hour or 828.3 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' 17.6"952.99 miwest0° 04' 34.4"5.24 misouth953.22 mi
24 hours11° 25' 54.7"750.30 mieast2° 13' 11.0"152.66 misouth770.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 12:12 PM642 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 1:12 PM1032 km641 miles557 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 11:12 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:12 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 1:12 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:12 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 12:12 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:12 AM2291 km1423 miles1237 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 1:12 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 1:12 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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