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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 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 163° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.89 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 minorth1019.79 mi
24 hours0° 01' 46.6"2.01 miwest0° 21' 44.0"24.90 minorth24.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' South, Longitude: 80° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.75 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 30.2"972.34 miwest0° 07' 25.0"8.50 misouth972.12 mi
24 hours12° 30' 20.8"839.13 mieast2° 37' 07.4"180.07 misouth853.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:06 PM875 km544 miles472 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 12:06 PM891 km554 miles481 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 1:06 PM979 km608 miles529 nmWest-southwest WSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:06 PM1021 km635 miles551 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:06 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 1:06 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 1:06 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 1:06 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaFri 12:06 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 11:06 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNorthwest NW
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