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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' South, Longitude: 169° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.42 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"1025.38 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.2"2.85 miwest0° 22' 28.1"25.74 minorth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 143° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.40 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.9 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' 27.8"953.61 miwest0° 05' 56.0"6.80 minorth953.88 mi
24 hours14° 07' 18.2"934.69 mieast2° 53' 55.0"199.30 minorth962.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoWed 12:30 PM225 km140 miles122 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiWed 12:30 PM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Wed 1:30 PM617 km384 miles333 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoTue 12:30 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Wed 1:30 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiTue 12:30 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 11:30 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 11:30 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaWed 12:30 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaWed 11:30 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouthwest SW
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