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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 170° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.90 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"1026.53 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.7"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.1"25.89 minorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 48' South, Longitude: 137° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.05 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 04.4"968.58 miwest0° 08' 42.6"9.98 minorth968.93 mi
24 hours13° 48' 09.8"927.27 mieast3° 52' 59.6"266.94 minorth971.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 11:50 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 12:50 PM957 km594 miles517 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 11:50 AM1053 km654 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:50 PM1127 km700 miles608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmWest W
SuvaThu 12:50 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 12:50 PM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 12:50 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 1:50 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmEast E
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