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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 174° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 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"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.40 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.3"3.16 miwest0° 22' 42.9"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' South, Longitude: 166° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.42 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 983.0 miles/hour or 854.2 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' 56.4"982.83 miwest0° 10' 35.3"12.13 minorth983.18 mi
24 hours13° 26' 06.8"914.94 mieast4° 29' 05.7"308.21 minorth970.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuFri 12:50 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 12:50 PM371 km230 miles200 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuFri 11:50 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiFri 12:50 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNortheast NE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:50 PM668 km415 miles360 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 1:50 PM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 11:50 AM711 km442 miles384 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 12:50 PM792 km492 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:50 AM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:50 PM1305 km811 miles704 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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