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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° 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' North, Longitude: 64° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.15 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"953.06 miwest0° 04' 35.3"5.26 misouth953.29 mi
24 hours11° 25' 52.1"750.31 mieast2° 13' 31.0"153.04 misouth770.31 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 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:22 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:22 PM1088 km676 miles588 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 1:22 PM1307 km812 miles705 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:22 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:22 AM1628 km1012 miles879 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:22 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest W
AlofiWed 12:22 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:22 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaThu 11:22 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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