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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 23:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 161° 50' 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"1027.37 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.39 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 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' South, Longitude: 178° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.1 km/hour, 982.5 miles/hour or 853.8 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' 54.4"982.35 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 minorth982.69 mi
24 hours346° 33' 04.2"915.45 miwest4° 28' 06.7"307.08 minorth970.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:00 Noon1043 km648 miles563 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:00 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:00 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:00 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 12:00 Noon1494 km928 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 1:00 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 11:00 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:00 Noon2035 km1265 miles1099 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:00 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmWest W
SuvaFri 11:00 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmWest-southwest WSW
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