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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° 26' 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"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.24 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.26 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.2"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° 55' South, Longitude: 162° 29' 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"1000.29 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 minorth1000.41 mi
24 hours12° 45' 09.0"881.99 mieast4° 43' 55.6"325.14 minorth939.62 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 PM300 km187 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSun 12:30 PM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM764 km475 miles412 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:30 PM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pago PagoSat 12:30 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmWest W
AlofiSat 12:30 PM1298 km807 miles701 nmSouth S
NukualofaSun 12:30 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNortheast NE
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