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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 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' North, Longitude: 163° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.86 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.62 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.6"5.22 miwest0° 23' 38.0"27.07 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' North, Longitude: 36° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.1"978.18 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 misouth978.50 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.3"760.59 mieast3° 38' 20.8"250.13 misouth805.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 1:02 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
RawakiSat 12:02 PM926 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM1409 km876 miles761 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:02 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:02 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 1:02 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:02 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 1:02 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmSoutheast SE
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