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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 22, 2013 at 11:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 463.86 meters/second, 1669.9 kilometres/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 kilometres/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 1:02 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
RawakiSat 12:02 PM926 km576 miles500 nmSouthwest SW
Kanton IslandSat 12:02 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:02 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:02 PM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 1:02 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:02 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmSouth S

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