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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° 36' 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"1028.40 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth1028.42 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° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.90 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' 27.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.3"995.12 miwest0° 11' 46.5"13.49 minorth995.37 mi
24 hours13° 02' 26.5"898.10 mieast4° 46' 56.5"328.60 minorth958.64 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 PM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 1:10 PM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth N
LuganvilleSat 12:10 PM883 km549 miles477 nmSouth S
GizoSat 12:10 PM968 km601 miles522 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 12:10 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 1:10 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSat 1:10 PM1503 km934 miles811 nmEast E
MajuroSat 1:10 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 1:10 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 12:10 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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