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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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 165° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.90 meters/second, 1652.1 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"1026.47 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.8"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.2"25.89 minorth26.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 46' South, Longitude: 133° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 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' 05.0"968.72 miwest0° 08' 44.4"10.02 minorth969.07 mi
24 hours13° 47' 52.8"927.07 mieast3° 53' 36.4"267.62 minorth971.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:10 PM641 km398 miles346 nmWest W
LuganvilleThu 12:10 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 1:10 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
GizoThu 12:10 PM976 km607 miles527 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 12:10 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 1:10 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 1:10 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmEast E
SuvaThu 1:10 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:10 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirThu 12:10 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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