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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 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 41' South, Longitude: 162° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.89 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.77 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.9"5.09 miwest0° 23' 42.8"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 49' South, Longitude: 41° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.34 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"989.39 miwest0° 09' 05.8"10.42 misouth989.22 mi
24 hours11° 52' 48.0"809.80 mieast3° 24' 25.0"234.19 misouth838.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 12:56 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiWed 11:56 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 11:56 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:56 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest W
Apia *Wed 12:56 PM1790 km1112 miles966 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 11:56 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 10:56 AM2225 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 12:56 PM2289 km1422 miles1236 nmSouth S
PapeeteTue 12:56 PM2326 km1446 miles1256 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 12:56 PM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNorth N
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