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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 11:12:00 PM.

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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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 166° 15' 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"1037.72 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.20 miWest0° 23' 39.9"27.10 miNorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' North, Longitude: 50° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 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' 33.2"964.78 miWest0° 06' 34.4"7.54 miSouth965.08 mi
24 hours11° 20' 21.9"753.20 miEast2° 58' 51.0"204.94 miSouth785.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 12:12 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:12 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:12 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:12 PM1231 km765 miles664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:12 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:12 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 11:12 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 1:12 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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