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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 169° 37' 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' 42.8"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 10' South
Longitude: 170° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.34 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 55.7"982.72 miwest0° 10' 34.1"12.11 minorth983.06 mi
24 hours346° 33' 34.7"915.20 miwest4° 28' 43.6"307.81 minorth970.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:30 PM227 km141 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:30 PM497 km309 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Fri 1:30 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:30 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 11:30 AM1190 km740 miles643 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 12:30 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:30 AM1230 km765 miles664 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 11:30 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:30 PM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNortheast NE
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