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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 154° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.29 meters/second, 1653.5 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"1027.42 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.8"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.5"26.01 minorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 20' South, Longitude: 174° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.08 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 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' 53.2"982.13 miwest0° 10' 30.1"12.03 minorth982.48 mi
24 hours13° 27' 24.1"915.80 mieast4° 27' 31.9"306.44 minorth970.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:30 PM1142 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 12:30 PM1179 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 12:30 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoFri 11:30 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:30 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:30 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:30 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:30 AM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:30 AM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:30 AM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmWest-southwest WSW
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