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Day and Night World Map

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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 154° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.71 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.4 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"1028.37 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.6"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 53' South
Longitude: 161° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.45 meters/second, 1600.0 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' 52.0"994.19 miwest0° 11' 41.8"13.40 minorth994.45 mi
24 hours13° 04' 45.3"900.02 mieast4° 46' 09.8"327.73 minorth960.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:30 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteFri 12:30 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 12:30 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 11:30 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:30 PM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:30 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:30 AM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 11:30 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 10:30 AM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmWest W
SuvaSat 10:30 AM3133 km1947 miles1692 nmWest-southwest WSW
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