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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 170° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.16 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' 01.8"3.46 miwest0° 22' 56.1"26.27 minorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' South, Longitude: 177° 58' East

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' 49.2"1000.47 miwest0° 12' 00.3"13.75 minorth1000.58 mi
24 hours347° 15' 45.3"881.06 miwest4° 43' 13.3"324.35 minorth938.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 12:50 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSun 11:50 AM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 12:50 PM994 km618 miles537 nmEast E
TarawaSun 12:50 PM1010 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 11:50 AM1161 km722 miles627 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port VilaSun 11:50 AM1173 km729 miles634 nmSouth S
SuvaSun 12:50 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 12:50 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmNorth N
Baker IslandSat 12:50 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 1:50 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmEast E
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