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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 175° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.89 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' 06.5"1026.52 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.7"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.0"25.89 minorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' South, Longitude: 142° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.95 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 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' 03.7"968.37 miwest0° 08' 40.8"9.95 minorth968.72 mi
24 hours13° 48' 27.9"927.42 mieast3° 52' 20.1"266.19 minorth971.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM418 km260 miles226 nmEast E
SuvaThu 12:30 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 12:30 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 12:30 PM1286 km799 miles695 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:30 PM1312 km815 miles708 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 1:30 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 2:30 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest W
NukualofaThu 1:30 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSoutheast SE
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