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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 175° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.33 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 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"1027.43 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.4"3.17 miwest0° 22' 43.1"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' South, Longitude: 156° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.60 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.0"983.22 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 minorth983.56 mi
24 hours13° 25' 27.6"914.53 mieast4° 29' 51.8"309.09 minorth970.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM395 km246 miles214 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:30 PM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:30 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 12:30 PM1264 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
YarenFri 12:30 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:30 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:30 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 11:30 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
NukualofaFri 1:30 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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