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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 177° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.32 meters/second, 1653.6 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"3.17 miwest0° 22' 42.9"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 04' South, Longitude: 163° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.47 meters/second, 1582.1 km/hour, 983.1 miles/hour or 854.3 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 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.8"983.01 miwest0° 10' 36.0"12.15 minorth983.35 mi
24 hours13° 25' 55.9"914.89 mieast4° 29' 18.6"308.48 minorth970.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:00 Noon406 km252 miles219 nmWest W
Mata-UtuFri 12:00 Noon587 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:00 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Fri 2:00 PM824 km512 miles445 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiFri 1:00 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Fri 2:00 PM865 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 12:00 Noon917 km570 miles495 nmNorth N
Pago PagoThu 1:00 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaFri 12:00 Noon1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 1:00 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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