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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 157° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.30 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"1027.43 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.0"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.5"26.01 minorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 18' South, Longitude: 177° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.12 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.3 miles/hour or 853.6 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' 53.5"982.23 miwest0° 10' 30.8"12.04 minorth982.57 mi
24 hours13° 27' 14.3"915.70 mieast4° 27' 44.0"306.67 minorth970.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:40 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmNorth N
PapeeteThu 12:40 PM1327 km825 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
RarotongaThu 12:40 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 11:40 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:40 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 11:40 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:40 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:40 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:40 AM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:40 AM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmWest-southwest WSW
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