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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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 165° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.76 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.5 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 21' South, Longitude: 160° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.90 meters/second, 1601.7 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' 27.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.3"995.20 miwest0° 11' 46.6"13.49 minorth995.45 mi
24 hours13° 02' 25.6"898.15 mieast4° 46' 56.8"328.63 minorth958.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:10 PM622 km387 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 1:10 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuganvilleSat 12:10 PM890 km553 miles481 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoSat 12:10 PM937 km582 miles506 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 12:10 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 1:10 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 1:10 PM1533 km953 miles828 nmEast E
MajuroSat 1:10 PM1765 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 12:10 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 1:10 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
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