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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 Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 21:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 41' South, Longitude: 137° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.77 meters/second, 1658.8 km/hour, 1030.7 miles/hour or 895.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.0"1030.66 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 minorth1030.68 mi
24 hours0° 03' 15.5"3.73 miwest0° 23' 04.2"26.42 minorth26.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 21:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' North, Longitude: 22° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.95 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.51 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 33' 23.8"990.75 miwest0° 07' 48.9"8.95 misouth990.99 mi
24 hours10° 31' 39.4"716.56 mieast3° 17' 50.7"226.61 misouth754.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeTue 11:50 AM352 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 11:20 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownTue 1:20 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 11:20 AM2418 km1502 miles1306 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaTue 11:20 AM2906 km1805 miles1569 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Tue 4:20 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoWed 10:20 AM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmWest W
AlofiTue 10:20 AM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 11:20 AM3825 km2377 miles2065 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 11:20 AM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmWest-southwest WSW
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