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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 175° 20' 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"1028.45 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.47 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' South, Longitude: 169° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.79 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 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' 56.8"994.95 miwest0° 11' 45.4"13.47 minorth995.21 mi
24 hours346° 56' 59.6"898.62 miwest4° 46' 46.4"328.43 minorth959.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM438 km272 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaSat 12:30 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 12:30 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 12:30 PM1224 km760 miles661 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:30 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmWest W
MajuroSat 12:30 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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