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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 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 160° 52' 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"1019.76 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.78 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.4"2.01 miwest0° 21' 43.9"24.90 minorth24.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 04' South, Longitude: 83° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.79 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 30.9"972.44 miwest0° 07' 25.7"8.51 misouth972.22 mi
24 hours12° 30' 04.7"838.90 mieast2° 37' 26.4"180.43 misouth853.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 11:56 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 12:56 PM1173 km729 miles634 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 12:56 PM1237 km768 miles668 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:56 AM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 12:56 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiFri 12:56 PM1442 km896 miles778 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NukualofaFri 11:56 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:56 AM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 10:56 AM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:56 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmWest-southwest WSW
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