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Day and Night World Map

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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 23:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' North
Longitude: 176° 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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 24' North
Longitude: 71° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.24 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.5 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' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.0"953.28 miwest0° 04' 37.9"5.31 misouth953.51 mi
24 hours11° 25' 44.4"750.34 mieast2° 14' 31.1"154.19 misouth770.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:52 AM3 km2 miles2 nmSouthwest SW
Howland IslandWed 11:52 AM68 km42 miles37 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RawakiThu 12:52 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiThu 11:52 AM1078 km670 miles582 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 11:52 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:52 PM1207 km750 miles652 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 11:52 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 1:52 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 11:52 AM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmWest W
SuvaThu 11:52 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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