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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: 167° 52' 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"1027.52 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 54' South, Longitude: 149° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.73 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.7 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 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.3"983.59 miwest0° 10' 40.0"12.22 minorth983.93 mi
24 hours13° 24' 57.1"914.28 mieast4° 30' 27.1"309.78 minorth970.36 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 Noon828 km515 miles447 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:00 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 12:00 Noon885 km550 miles478 nmWest W
Port VilaFri 12:00 Noon1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 1:00 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiFri 1:00 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast E
SuvaFri 1:00 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroFri 1:00 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 1:00 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:00 Noon1976 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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