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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 158° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.88 meters/second, 1641.2 km/hour, 1019.8 miles/hour or 886.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.1"1019.68 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.70 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.4"2.01 miwest0° 21' 43.8"24.89 minorth24.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 85° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.6"972.49 miwest0° 07' 26.4"8.53 misouth972.26 mi
24 hours12° 29' 46.6"838.59 mieast2° 37' 47.4"180.82 misouth852.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 12:46 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 12:46 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 12:46 PM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth N
FakaofoFri 11:46 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:46 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:46 AM1573 km978 miles849 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 11:46 AM2164 km1345 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:46 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 10:46 AM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:46 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest-southwest WSW
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