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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 Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 21:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 25' South, Longitude: 140° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.12 meters/second, 1667.2 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.0"1036.02 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1036.01 mi
24 hours0° 04' 46.5"5.49 miwest0° 23' 13.3"26.59 misouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 48° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.84 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.3"950.35 miwest0° 02' 59.1"3.42 minorth950.49 mi
24 hours13° 33' 38.3"892.74 mieast1° 42' 53.4"117.93 minorth904.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeWed 11:40 AM625 km388 miles338 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 11:10 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 11:10 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownWed 1:10 PM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 11:10 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 11:10 AM3334 km2071 miles1800 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoThu 10:10 AM3474 km2158 miles1876 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:10 AM3636 km2259 miles1963 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 10:10 AM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 9:10 AM4035 km2507 miles2179 nmWest W
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