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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: 162° 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 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.44 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 23:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 15' South, Longitude: 177° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.21 meters/second, 1581.2 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 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.4"982.43 miwest0° 10' 32.1"12.07 minorth982.77 mi
24 hours346° 33' 05.3"915.50 miwest4° 28' 07.9"307.13 minorth970.86 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 Noon1012 km629 miles547 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:00 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Apia *Fri 1:00 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 1:00 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 12:00 Noon1476 km917 miles797 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 1:00 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 11:00 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:00 Noon2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 11:00 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmWest W
SuvaFri 11:00 AM2381 km1479 miles1286 nmWest-southwest WSW
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