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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° 23' 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"1028.35 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.0"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.6"26.14 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° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.8 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' 55.0"994.63 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 minorth994.88 mi
24 hours346° 56' 23.8"899.04 miwest4° 46' 34.8"328.19 minorth959.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSat 12:50 PM226 km141 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 12:50 PM393 km244 miles212 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiSat 12:50 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
Mata-UtuSat 11:50 AM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 1:50 PM709 km440 miles383 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 11:50 AM710 km441 miles384 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:50 PM736 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pago PagoFri 12:50 PM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 11:50 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiFri 12:50 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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