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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 01:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 167° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.76 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"1028.47 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.49 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.3"3.32 miwest0° 22' 49.9"26.15 minorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' South, Longitude: 162° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.88 meters/second, 1601.6 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.8"995.14 miwest0° 11' 46.3"13.48 minorth995.39 mi
24 hours13° 02' 34.3"898.27 mieast4° 46' 54.4"328.58 minorth958.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 1:00 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSat 12:00 Noon869 km540 miles469 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 12:00 Noon888 km552 miles480 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSat 12:00 Noon1113 km692 miles601 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 1:00 PM1158 km720 miles625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 1:00 PM1258 km782 miles680 nmEast E
SuvaSat 1:00 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 1:00 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 12:00 Noon1938 km1204 miles1047 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandFri 1:00 PM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
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