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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, February 19, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 160° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.34 meters/second, 1639.2 km/hour, 1018.6 miles/hour or 885.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.8"1018.52 miwest0° 00' 53.7"1.03 minorth1018.55 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.8"1.83 miwest0° 21' 34.0"24.71 minorth24.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 71° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.02 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.9"986.43 miwest0° 08' 48.2"10.09 misouth986.24 mi
24 hours11° 52' 48.1"807.30 mieast3° 16' 31.1"225.16 misouth833.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaWed 12:56 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:56 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 11:56 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 12:56 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 12:56 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaThu 11:56 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmWest W
SuvaThu 10:56 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmWest-southwest WSW
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