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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 Monday, March 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 56' South, Longitude: 175° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.53 meters/second, 1657.9 km/hour, 1030.2 miles/hour or 895.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.17 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1030.21 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 minorth1030.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 08.9"3.60 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 minorth26.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 3, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 164° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.52 meters/second, 1607.5 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 28.5"998.83 miwest0° 11' 27.7"13.13 minorth998.80 mi
24 hours12° 30' 55.5"863.64 mieast4° 22' 19.8"300.46 minorth911.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiMon 12:30 PM474 km294 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaMon 12:30 PM955 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenMon 12:30 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 12:30 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmNortheast NE
SuvaMon 12:30 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaMon 11:30 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 1:30 PM1516 km942 miles818 nmEast E
Apia *Mon 2:30 PM1615 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroMon 12:30 PM1620 km1006 miles875 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 11:30 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest W
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