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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 41' South
Longitude: 172° 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"1028.45 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.2"3.32 miwest0° 22' 49.8"26.15 minorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 27' South
Longitude: 167° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.82 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.7 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 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.0"995.02 miwest0° 11' 45.7"13.47 minorth995.27 mi
24 hours346° 57' 08.4"898.51 miwest4° 46' 49.1"328.48 minorth959.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM710 km441 miles383 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:40 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:40 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM1214 km755 miles656 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSat 12:40 PM1305 km811 miles705 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 12:40 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 1:40 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 2:40 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmEast-southeast ESE
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