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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 19' South
Longitude: 160° 54' 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"1020.96 miwest0° 00' 54.5"1.04 minorth1020.98 mi
24 hours0° 01' 55.4"2.18 miwest0° 21' 53.6"25.08 minorth25.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 42' South
Longitude: 95° 47' 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' 53.9"958.50 miwest0° 05' 31.4"6.33 misouth958.29 mi
24 hours13° 08' 37.0"870.97 mieast1° 45' 41.1"121.15 misouth875.24 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 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 12:56 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 12:56 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:56 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 12:56 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteFri 12:56 PM1460 km907 miles789 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaSat 11:56 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:56 AM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 10:56 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmWest W
SuvaSat 10:56 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-southwest WSW
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