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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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' South, Longitude: 166° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.41 meters/second, 1650.3 km/hour, 1025.4 miles/hour or 891.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.0"1025.37 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.2"2.85 miwest0° 22' 28.1"25.73 minorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' South, Longitude: 145° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.37 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 24' 27.6"953.53 miwest0° 05' 54.7"6.78 minorth953.80 mi
24 hours14° 07' 23.7"934.71 mieast2° 53' 28.4"198.79 minorth962.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoWed 12:20 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest W
RawakiWed 12:20 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoTue 12:20 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 1:20 PM778 km483 miles420 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:20 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 12:20 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 11:20 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiWed 11:20 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmWest W
RarotongaTue 1:20 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiWed 1:20 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmNortheast NE
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