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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 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 167° 55' 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"1026.54 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.56 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' South, Longitude: 135° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 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' 04.6"968.69 miwest0° 08' 43.7"10.00 minorth969.04 mi
24 hours13° 48' 00.8"927.20 mieast3° 53' 19.1"267.31 minorth971.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleThu 12:00 Noon787 km489 miles425 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:00 PM881 km547 miles476 nmNorth N
HoniaraThu 12:00 Noon883 km549 miles477 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 12:00 Noon1029 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 1:00 PM1227 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiThu 1:00 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast E
SuvaThu 1:00 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:00 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandWed 1:00 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 12:00 Noon2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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