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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 177° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 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"1029.35 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.5"3.46 miwest0° 22' 56.0"26.27 minorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 44' South, Longitude: 174° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.24 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.4 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 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 48.3"1000.43 miwest0° 12' 00.5"13.75 minorth1000.55 mi
24 hours12° 44' 34.6"881.43 mieast4° 43' 29.4"324.66 minorth938.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:20 PM207 km129 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandSat 12:20 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 12:20 PM1102 km684 miles595 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSun 12:20 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 1:20 PM1231 km765 miles665 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 2:20 PM1351 km840 miles730 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 12:20 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 11:20 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaSun 1:20 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 12:20 PM1758 km1092 miles949 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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