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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 Friday, February 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 19' South, Longitude: 160° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.42 meters/second, 1643.1 km/hour, 1021.0 miles/hour or 887.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.6"1020.89 miwest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 minorth1020.91 mi
24 hours0° 01' 55.4"2.18 miwest0° 21' 53.6"25.08 minorth25.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 96° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.58 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 54.0"958.44 miwest0° 05' 31.5"6.33 misouth958.23 mi
24 hours13° 08' 35.4"870.89 mieast1° 45' 43.8"121.19 misouth875.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 11:56 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:56 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 12:56 PM1275 km792 miles689 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:56 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 12:56 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteFri 12:56 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 11:56 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:56 AM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 10:56 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest W
SuvaSat 10:56 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmWest-southwest WSW
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