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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 166° 53' 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"1028.33 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.35 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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 43' South, Longitude: 173° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.60 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' 53.8"994.44 miwest0° 11' 43.3"13.42 minorth994.70 mi
24 hours13° 04' 02.3"899.39 mieast4° 46' 25.7"328.01 minorth959.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM512 km318 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:20 PM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM836 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM862 km536 miles466 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM886 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 12:20 PM1297 km806 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:20 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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