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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 22:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 06' South, Longitude: 159° 37' 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 minorth1027.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.0"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.6"26.01 minorth26.20 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 17' South, Longitude: 179° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.17 meters/second, 1581.0 km/hour, 982.4 miles/hour or 853.7 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' 53.9"982.33 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 minorth982.67 mi
24 hours13° 27' 04.4"915.60 mieast4° 27' 56.0"306.90 minorth970.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:50 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 11:50 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 12:50 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 12:50 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 12:50 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 11:50 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:50 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 11:50 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:50 AM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmWest W
SuvaFri 10:50 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmWest-southwest WSW
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