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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° 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"1027.52 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.7"3.17 miwest0° 22' 43.2"26.02 minorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 55' South, Longitude: 151° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.69 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.6 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"983.49 miwest0° 10' 39.4"12.21 minorth983.83 mi
24 hours13° 25' 07.0"914.38 mieast4° 30' 15.9"309.57 minorth970.40 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 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 12:50 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM975 km606 miles527 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:50 PM1088 km676 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1156 km719 miles624 nmWest W
SuvaFri 12:50 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 12:50 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 12:50 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 1:50 PM2029 km1261 miles1095 nmEast E
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