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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 173° 09' 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"1027.44 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.46 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 57' South, Longitude: 154° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.64 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 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' 58.5"983.32 miwest0° 10' 38.7"12.19 minorth983.66 mi
24 hours13° 25' 17.9"914.43 mieast4° 30' 03.3"309.30 minorth970.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiFri 12:40 PM670 km416 miles362 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:40 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth N
YarenFri 12:40 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 11:40 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaFri 12:40 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 11:40 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
Baker IslandThu 12:40 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmNortheast NE
MajuroFri 12:40 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
FakaofoFri 1:40 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 2:40 PM1766 km1097 miles954 nmEast-southeast ESE
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