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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 151° 50' 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"1027.34 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.8"3.15 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 Latitude: 10° 22' South, Longitude: 172° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.03 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"981.95 miwest0° 10' 29.4"12.02 minorth982.30 mi
24 hours13° 27' 34.9"915.85 mieast4° 27' 18.3"306.16 minorth970.95 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 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiFri 12:20 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaThu 12:20 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:20 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:20 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:20 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:20 AM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:20 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownThu 2:20 PM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiFri 10:20 AM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmWest W
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