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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 169° 43' 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"1029.32 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.3"3.46 miwest0° 22' 55.8"26.26 minorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' South, Longitude: 162° 45' 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' 46.6"1000.36 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 minorth1000.48 mi
24 hours12° 45' 08.3"882.04 mieast4° 43' 55.0"325.15 minorth939.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSun 12:30 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:30 PM760 km472 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM775 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmWest W
AlofiSat 12:30 PM1297 km806 miles701 nmSouth S
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1710 km1063 miles923 nmNortheast NE
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