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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 172° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.73 meters/second, 1655.0 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.7 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"1028.42 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.0"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.5"26.14 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 39' South, Longitude: 178° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 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' 54.8"994.64 miwest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 minorth994.90 mi
24 hours13° 03' 43.7"899.21 mieast4° 46' 32.2"328.16 minorth959.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSat 12:40 PM100 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiSat 12:40 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:40 PM668 km415 miles360 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
Pago PagoFri 12:40 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 11:40 AM996 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:40 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmSouth S
NukualofaSat 12:40 PM1522 km945 miles822 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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