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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 172° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.14 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 minorth1029.34 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' South, Longitude: 165° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1610.0 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' 47.0"1000.37 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 minorth1000.49 mi
24 hours12° 45' 01.5"881.92 mieast4° 43' 50.1"325.05 minorth939.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AtafuSun 12:40 PM139 km86 miles75 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM251 km156 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RawakiSun 12:40 PM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salelologa (Savai'i) *Sun 1:40 PM710 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM722 km449 miles390 nmSouth S
Pago PagoSat 12:40 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM954 km593 miles515 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSat 12:40 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouth S
NukualofaSun 12:40 PM1562 km970 miles843 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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