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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° 25' 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"1026.54 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.8"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.2"25.89 minorth26.07 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: 132° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.14 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 842.0 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"968.80 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 minorth969.15 mi
24 hours13° 47' 51.6"927.12 mieast3° 53' 38.6"267.68 minorth971.68 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 PM611 km380 miles330 nmWest W
LuganvilleThu 12:10 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 1:10 PM889 km553 miles480 nmNorth N
GizoThu 12:10 PM945 km587 miles510 nmWest W
Port VilaThu 12:10 PM1076 km668 miles581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 1:10 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiThu 1:10 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast E
SuvaThu 1:10 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 1:10 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirThu 12:10 PM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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