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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 152° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.71 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.3 miles/hour or 893.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1028.36 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.4"3.30 miwest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 158° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.5"994.12 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth994.39 mi
24 hours13° 04' 54.1"900.14 mieast4° 46' 06.3"327.67 minorth960.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 12:20 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 12:20 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 12:20 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:20 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:20 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:20 AM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:20 AM2837 km1763 miles1532 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:20 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 2:20 PM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 10:20 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest W
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