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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: 177° 10' 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"1028.43 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.1"3.31 miwest0° 22' 49.6"26.15 minorth26.36 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: 176° 58' 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' 55.6"994.77 miwest0° 11' 44.6"13.45 minorth995.02 mi
24 hours346° 56' 33.5"898.97 miwest4° 46' 38.2"328.27 minorth959.49 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 Noon408 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mata-UtuSat 12:00 Noon629 km391 miles340 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 1:00 PM679 km422 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
RawakiSat 1:00 PM839 km522 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sat 2:00 PM860 km534 miles464 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 12:00 Noon876 km544 miles473 nmNorth N
Apia *Sat 2:00 PM899 km559 miles486 nmSoutheast SE
Pago PagoFri 1:00 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSat 12:00 Noon1250 km776 miles675 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiFri 1:00 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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