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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 05' South
Longitude: 174° 37' 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"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.48 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.50 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 06' South
Longitude: 165° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.43 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' 56.5"982.91 miwest0° 10' 35.5"12.13 minorth983.26 mi
24 hours13° 26' 05.6"914.99 mieast4° 29' 07.0"308.25 minorth970.66 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 PM238 km148 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 12:50 PM399 km248 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mata-UtuFri 11:50 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiFri 12:50 PM648 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 1:50 PM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 11:50 AM680 km423 miles367 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:50 PM709 km440 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoThu 12:50 PM807 km502 miles436 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:50 AM938 km583 miles506 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiThu 12:50 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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