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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 164° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.73 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"1028.40 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.4"26.14 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 170° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.57 meters/second, 1600.5 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 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 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 53.6"994.45 miwest0° 11' 43.1"13.42 minorth994.71 mi
24 hours13° 04' 10.0"899.56 mieast4° 46' 23.0"327.98 minorth960.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 12:10 PM746 km463 miles403 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:10 PM802 km498 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pago PagoFri 12:10 PM980 km609 miles529 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:10 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 1:10 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmNortheast NE
AlofiFri 12:10 PM1377 km856 miles743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:10 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaFri 1:10 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 11:10 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 12:10 PM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmSouthwest SW
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