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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 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 168° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.34 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"1027.45 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.47 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 149° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.73 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.8 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' 59.3"983.51 miwest0° 10' 39.9"12.22 minorth983.85 mi
24 hours13° 24' 58.3"914.22 mieast4° 30' 25.8"309.73 minorth970.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleFri 12:00 Noon832 km517 miles449 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:00 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 12:00 Noon915 km568 miles494 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 12:00 Noon1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 1:00 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 1:00 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmEast E
SuvaFri 1:00 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:00 PM1716 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 1:00 PM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:00 Noon1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
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