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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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 42' South, Longitude: 177° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.75 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"1028.44 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.2"3.32 miwest0° 22' 49.7"26.15 minorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 31' South, Longitude: 172° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.77 meters/second, 1601.2 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.6 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' 56.3"994.89 miwest0° 11' 45.1"13.46 minorth995.14 mi
24 hours346° 56' 50.9"898.74 miwest4° 46' 43.7"328.38 minorth959.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM178 km111 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSat 12:20 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:20 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:20 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 11:20 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSat 1:20 PM1666 km1035 miles899 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 12:20 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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