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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 170° 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"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.44 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"3.17 miwest0° 22' 43.2"26.02 minorth26.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 56' South, Longitude: 151° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.68 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 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' 58.8"983.41 miwest0° 10' 39.3"12.20 minorth983.75 mi
24 hours13° 25' 08.0"914.33 mieast4° 30' 14.5"309.52 minorth970.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 11:50 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:50 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM944 km587 miles510 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:50 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1187 km738 miles641 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:50 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:50 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 12:50 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 1:50 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmEast E
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