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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: 151° 53' 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"1028.29 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.4"3.30 miwest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 minorth26.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 55' South, Longitude: 158° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 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"994.05 miwest0° 11' 41.5"13.39 minorth994.31 mi
24 hours13° 04' 55.2"900.09 mieast4° 46' 06.0"327.64 minorth960.52 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 PM1114 km692 miles602 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KiritimatiSat 12:20 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaFri 12:20 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:20 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:20 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:20 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:20 AM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:20 AM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 2:20 PM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSat 10:20 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmWest W
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