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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 35' North
Longitude: 161° 32' 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"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.20 miwest0° 23' 39.9"27.10 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 16' North
Longitude: 45° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.32 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 32.9"964.68 miwest0° 06' 32.9"7.51 misouth964.98 mi
24 hours11° 20' 25.3"753.19 mieast2° 58' 17.3"204.31 misouth785.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:52 PM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 11:52 AM1539 km957 miles831 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:52 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:52 PM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 12:52 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmNorth N
AlofiThu 11:52 AM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 10:52 AM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 12:52 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 12:52 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 11:52 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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