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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 22:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 149° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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"1037.80 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.80 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.20 miwest0° 23' 39.9"27.10 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' North, Longitude: 33° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.12 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.4"964.23 miwest0° 06' 28.9"7.43 misouth964.52 mi
24 hours11° 20' 34.8"753.02 mieast2° 56' 47.3"202.59 misouth784.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:02 PM935 km581 miles505 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 12:02 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 12:02 PM2486 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 12:02 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:02 AM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 12:02 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 10:02 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmWest W
AlofiThu 11:02 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownThu 2:02 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 10:02 AM3664 km2276 miles1978 nmWest-southwest WSW
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