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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 Friday, March 22, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' North, Longitude: 179° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 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' 39.7"27.10 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' North, Longitude: 62° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.09 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 33.6"965.31 miwest0° 06' 38.5"7.61 misouth965.61 mi
24 hours11° 20' 12.4"753.44 mieast3° 00' 22.5"206.70 misouth786.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 12:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:02 PM891 km554 miles481 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:02 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 12:02 PM1303 km810 miles704 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 1:02 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 12:02 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:02 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 12:02 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 1:02 PM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 2:02 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmEast E
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