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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 172° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.6 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"1029.36 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.38 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.6"3.46 miwest0° 22' 56.1"26.27 minorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 40' South, Longitude: 179° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.25 meters/second, 1610.1 km/hour, 1000.5 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' 49.0"1000.46 miwest0° 12' 00.4"13.75 minorth1000.57 mi
24 hours12° 44' 21.3"881.18 mieast4° 43' 18.7"324.46 minorth938.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM722 km449 miles390 nmEast E
TarawaSun 12:40 PM965 km600 miles521 nmNorth N
YarenSun 12:40 PM992 km617 miles536 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM1251 km777 miles676 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSun 12:40 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1453 km903 miles784 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 12:40 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth N
FakaofoSun 1:40 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmEast E
Apia *Sun 2:40 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmEast-southeast ESE
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