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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 42' South
Longitude: 169° 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"1028.41 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.5"26.14 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 41' South
Longitude: 175° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 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' 54.3"994.58 miwest0° 11' 43.7"13.43 minorth994.83 mi
24 hours13° 03' 52.5"899.32 mieast4° 46' 29.3"328.10 minorth959.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSat 12:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM716 km445 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:30 PM723 km449 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoFri 12:30 PM735 km456 miles397 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:30 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 12:30 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 11:30 AM1731 km1075 miles934 nmSouthwest SW
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