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Day and Night World Map

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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 164° 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"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.45 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.0"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.7"26.01 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 13' South
Longitude: 175° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.26 meters/second, 1581.3 km/hour, 982.6 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"16.38 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.7"982.52 miwest0° 10' 32.8"12.08 minorth982.87 mi
24 hours346° 33' 15.0"915.40 miwest4° 28' 20.0"307.36 minorth970.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:10 PM741 km461 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 12:10 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoThu 12:10 PM953 km592 miles514 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 1:10 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 12:10 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:10 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 1:10 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:10 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:10 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:10 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmSouthwest SW
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