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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 00:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 178° 33' East

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 00:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' North, Longitude: 76° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.31 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.7 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' 18.3"953.42 miwest0° 04' 39.6"5.34 misouth953.65 mi
24 hours11° 25' 39.1"750.35 mieast2° 15' 11.1"154.95 misouth770.77 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 12:12 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E
TarawaThu 12:12 PM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 12:12 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 12:12 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorthwest NW
YarenThu 12:12 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 1:12 PM1552 km964 miles838 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Thu 2:12 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 12:12 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 11:12 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraThu 11:12 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmWest-southwest WSW
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