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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 23:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 166° 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 minorth27.59 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° 44' 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"964.86 miwest0° 06' 34.6"7.54 misouth965.16 mi
24 hours11° 20' 21.7"753.26 mieast2° 58' 53.0"204.99 misouth785.80 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 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:12 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:12 AM1108 km689 miles598 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 12:12 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:12 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:12 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:12 PM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 11:12 AM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 1:12 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 1:12 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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