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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 170° 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"1028.46 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.48 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 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 164° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 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' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.5"995.08 miwest0° 11' 46.0"13.48 minorth995.33 mi
24 hours13° 02' 42.8"898.39 mieast4° 46' 51.8"328.53 minorth958.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:50 PM877 km545 miles473 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSat 11:50 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 12:50 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast E
TarawaSat 12:50 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 11:50 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 11:50 AM1158 km720 miles625 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:50 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:50 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 12:50 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 1:50 PM2038 km1266 miles1101 nmEast E
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