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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 179° 18' 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"1026.43 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.6"3.01 miwest0° 22' 35.8"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 Latitude: 13° 54' South, Longitude: 147° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.85 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' 03.0"968.08 miwest0° 08' 38.7"9.91 minorth968.43 mi
24 hours13° 48' 47.0"927.50 mieast3° 51' 38.5"265.37 minorth971.45 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 PM164 km102 miles88 nmWest W
Mata-UtuThu 12:10 PM636 km395 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 1:10 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast E
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Thu 2:10 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 12:10 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Thu 2:10 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaThu 12:10 PM1099 km683 miles594 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:10 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaThu 1:10 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiWed 1:10 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmSoutheast SE
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