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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 167° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.31 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"1027.46 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.2"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.7"26.01 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 11' South
Longitude: 173° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 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' 55.3"982.62 miwest0° 10' 33.5"12.09 minorth982.96 mi
24 hours346° 33' 24.8"915.30 miwest4° 28' 31.8"307.58 minorth970.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM474 km295 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiFri 12:20 PM625 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoThu 12:20 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM814 km506 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:20 PM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiThu 12:20 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 1:20 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaThu 1:20 PM1655 km1028 miles894 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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