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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 176° 53' 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"1028.36 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.38 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.0"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.6"26.14 minorth26.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 35' South, Longitude: 177° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 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' 55.5"994.69 miwest0° 11' 44.5"13.45 minorth994.95 mi
24 hours346° 56' 32.6"898.92 miwest4° 46' 37.8"328.24 minorth959.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:00 Noon439 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSat 12:00 Noon625 km388 miles337 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 1:00 PM649 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiSat 1:00 PM813 km505 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:00 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 12:00 Noon874 km543 miles472 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 2:00 PM880 km547 miles475 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 1:00 PM993 km617 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 12:00 Noon1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 1:00 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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