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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 172° 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"1027.47 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.8"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 168° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.39 meters/second, 1581.8 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 56.0"982.82 miwest0° 10' 34.8"12.12 minorth983.16 mi
24 hours346° 33' 44.4"915.09 miwest4° 28' 55.3"308.03 minorth970.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuFri 12:40 PM67 km42 miles36 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM173 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiFri 12:40 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:40 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth S
Pago PagoThu 12:40 PM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM955 km594 miles516 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 11:40 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:40 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth S
NukualofaFri 12:40 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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