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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 20' South, Longitude: 167° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.13 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.31 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.2"3.46 miwest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 minorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' South, Longitude: 160° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.4"1000.34 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 minorth1000.46 mi
24 hours12° 45' 15.0"882.16 mieast4° 44' 00.0"325.25 minorth939.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 12:20 PM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSun 12:20 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
Pago PagoSat 12:20 PM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Sun 1:20 PM875 km544 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:20 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:20 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 12:20 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:20 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiSun 11:20 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 1:20 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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