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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 178° 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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' North, Longitude: 74° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.27 meters/second, 1534.6 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 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' 18.1"953.35 miwest0° 04' 38.7"5.33 misouth953.58 mi
24 hours11° 25' 41.7"750.34 mieast2° 14' 51.1"154.57 misouth770.67 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 12:02 PM276 km172 miles149 nmEast E
TarawaThu 12:02 PM905 km562 miles489 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 12:02 PM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiThu 1:02 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 12:02 PM1335 km829 miles721 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 1:02 PM1362 km846 miles736 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 12:02 PM1575 km978 miles850 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 2:02 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaThu 12:02 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 1:02 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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