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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 01:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 14' North, Longitude: 166° 02' 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' 28.9"5.17 miwest0° 23' 41.1"27.13 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° 47' 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"953.79 miwest0° 04' 43.9"5.43 misouth954.02 mi
24 hours11° 25' 26.2"750.40 mieast2° 16' 50.9"156.86 misouth771.23 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 PM129 km80 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 1:02 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast E
MajuroThu 1:02 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 12:02 PM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 12:02 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 1:02 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 1:02 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 12:02 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 1:02 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyThu 11:02 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmWest-southwest WSW
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