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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 1:02:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 01:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 14' North, Longitude: 166° 19' 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"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.9"5.17 miWest0° 23' 41.1"27.12 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' North, Longitude: 88° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.47 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.90 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.7"953.72 miWest0° 04' 43.9"5.42 miSouth953.95 mi
24 hours11° 25' 26.6"750.34 miEast2° 16' 48.7"156.80 miSouth771.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 1:02 PM109 km68 miles59 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 1:02 PM755 km469 miles408 nmEast E
MajuroThu 1:02 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 12:02 PM1169 km727 miles631 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 12:02 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 1:02 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 1:02 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 12:02 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 1:02 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 11:02 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmWest-southwest WSW

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