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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 27' South
Longitude: 179° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.88 meters/second, 1652.0 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.3"1026.50 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.6"3.01 miwest0° 22' 35.9"25.88 minorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 54' South
Longitude: 147° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.86 meters/second, 1558.3 km/hour, 968.3 miles/hour or 841.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.14 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.1"968.16 miwest0° 08' 38.7"9.91 minorth968.51 mi
24 hours13° 48' 45.9"927.56 mieast3° 51' 40.7"265.44 minorth971.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:10 PM133 km82 miles72 nmWest W
Mata-UtuThu 12:10 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoThu 1:10 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:10 PM994 km618 miles537 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 12:10 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:10 PM1040 km646 miles562 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 12:10 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 12:10 PM1367 km849 miles738 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:10 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 1:10 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmSoutheast SE
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