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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 23:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 170° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.31 meters/second, 1653.5 km/hour, 1027.5 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 23:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 09' South
Longitude: 170° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.35 meters/second, 1581.7 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"982.74 miwest0° 10' 34.2"12.11 minorth983.08 mi
24 hours346° 33' 36.7"915.18 miwest4° 28' 46.0"307.85 minorth970.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoFri 12:32 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:32 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 1:32 PM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:32 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoThu 12:32 PM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 11:32 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 11:32 AM1175 km730 miles635 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:32 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 12:32 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 11:32 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmSouthwest SW
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