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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° 11' 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"5.17 miwest0° 23' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.61 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: 61° 53' 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"952.92 miwest0° 04' 34.3"5.24 misouth953.14 mi
24 hours11° 25' 55.1"750.25 mieast2° 13' 08.8"152.61 misouth770.15 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 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 1:12 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 11:12 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:12 PM1197 km744 miles647 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 1:12 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:12 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 12:12 PM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:12 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 1:12 PM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 1:12 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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