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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 42' South
Longitude: 167° 10' 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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 43' South
Longitude: 173° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.60 meters/second, 1600.6 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"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 26' 54.0"994.51 miwest0° 11' 43.4"13.43 minorth994.77 mi
24 hours13° 04' 01.3"899.44 mieast4° 46' 26.1"328.04 minorth959.93 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 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:20 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoFri 12:20 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM844 km524 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:20 PM866 km538 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiFri 12:20 PM1290 km801 miles696 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:20 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM1521 km945 miles821 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaFri 1:20 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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