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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° 22' 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"1019.75 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.77 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.4"2.01 miwest0° 21' 43.8"24.89 minorth24.98 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° 42' 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' 31.5"972.54 miwest0° 07' 26.3"8.53 misouth972.32 mi
24 hours12° 29' 48.4"838.68 mieast2° 37' 45.4"180.79 misouth852.94 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 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmSouth S
PapeeteThu 12:46 PM1215 km755 miles656 nmSoutheast SE
KiritimatiFri 12:46 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth N
FakaofoFri 11:46 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:46 PM1499 km932 miles810 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:46 AM1549 km963 miles836 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaFri 11:46 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:46 AM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 10:46 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:46 AM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmWest-southwest WSW
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