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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° 23' 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"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.50 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.6"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° 19' 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"983.30 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 minorth983.64 mi
24 hours13° 25' 26.6"914.58 mieast4° 29' 53.2"309.13 minorth970.49 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 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:30 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaFri 12:30 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:30 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:30 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM1315 km817 miles710 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:30 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:30 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 11:30 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmWest W
MajuroFri 12:30 PM1745 km1085 miles942 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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