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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 164° 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"1037.79 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 15' North, Longitude: 48° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 33.0"964.77 miwest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 misouth965.07 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.4"753.23 mieast2° 58' 35.1"204.65 misouth785.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 1:02 PM758 km471 miles410 nmEast E
RawakiFri 12:02 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:02 PM1360 km845 miles735 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:02 AM1386 km862 miles749 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:02 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:02 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:02 PM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 1:02 PM2388 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:02 PM2458 km1528 miles1327 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 1:02 PM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSoutheast SE
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