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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' South, Longitude: 173° 12' 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"1026.45 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.47 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' South, Longitude: 140° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.99 meters/second, 1558.8 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 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"0.17 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.9"968.40 miwest0° 08' 41.6"9.96 minorth968.75 mi
24 hours13° 48' 19.9"927.29 mieast3° 52' 37.6"266.50 minorth971.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiThu 12:40 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast E
LuganvilleThu 11:40 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 12:40 PM1090 km678 miles589 nmNorth N
YarenThu 12:40 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaThu 11:40 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaThu 12:40 PM1212 km753 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraThu 11:40 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 12:40 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 1:40 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmEast E
MajuroThu 12:40 PM1738 km1080 miles939 nmNorth N
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