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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 23:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 168° 41' 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' North, Longitude: 64° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.14 meters/second, 1534.1 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 17.7"952.99 miwest0° 04' 35.2"5.26 misouth953.21 mi
24 hours11° 25' 52.5"750.26 mieast2° 13' 28.8"152.99 misouth770.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 12:22 PM490 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:22 AM868 km540 miles469 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:22 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:22 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:22 PM1589 km988 miles858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:22 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:22 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest W
AlofiWed 12:22 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:22 AM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaThu 12:22 PM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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