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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 59' North
Longitude: 164° 06' 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"1037.70 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.6"5.22 miwest0° 23' 38.0"27.07 minorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 22, 2013 at 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 16' North
Longitude: 36° 58' 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"978.25 miwest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 misouth978.58 mi
24 hours11° 17' 47.3"760.65 mieast3° 38' 22.5"250.18 misouth805.63 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 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast E
RawakiSat 12:02 PM901 km560 miles486 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 11:02 AM1380 km858 miles745 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 12:02 PM1391 km865 miles751 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:02 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:02 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:02 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 1:02 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:02 PM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 11:02 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmWest W
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