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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 23:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 174° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.74 meters/second, 1655.1 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 minorth1028.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.0"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.6"26.15 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 23:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' South, Longitude: 179° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 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' 55.1"994.70 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth994.96 mi
24 hours346° 56' 24.8"899.09 miwest4° 46' 35.2"328.21 minorth959.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSat 12:50 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiSat 12:50 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNortheast NE
Mata-UtuSat 11:50 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:50 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest W
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:50 PM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sat 1:50 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 12:50 PM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 11:50 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:50 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaSat 11:50 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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