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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 00:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 22' South
Longitude: 177° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.81 meters/second, 1637.3 km/hour, 1017.4 miles/hour or 884.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.96 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.96 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.4"1017.34 miwest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 minorth1017.36 mi
24 hours0° 01' 27.8"1.65 miwest0° 21' 24.2"24.52 minorth24.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 19' South
Longitude: 38° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.62 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 32' 06.2"997.31 miwest0° 09' 38.4"11.04 misouth997.19 mi
24 hours11° 22' 40.2"780.69 mieast3° 41' 55.3"254.21 misouth817.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiWed 12:24 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNortheast NE
LautokaWed 12:24 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
NadiWed 12:24 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
SuvaWed 12:24 PM760 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 11:24 AM1186 km737 miles641 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 2:24 PM1230 km764 miles664 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoWed 1:24 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast E
NukualofaWed 1:24 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 12:24 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaWed 12:24 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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