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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 06' South
Longitude: 152° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.29 meters/second, 1653.4 km/hour, 1027.4 miles/hour or 892.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.41 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.8"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.4"26.01 minorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 22' South
Longitude: 172° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.7"982.03 miwest0° 10' 29.4"12.02 minorth982.38 mi
24 hours13° 27' 33.8"915.90 mieast4° 27' 19.7"306.21 minorth971.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteThu 12:20 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 12:20 PM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 12:20 PM1670 km1037 miles901 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:20 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:20 PM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:20 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:20 AM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:20 AM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:20 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 10:20 AM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmWest W
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