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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 21:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 19' South
Longitude: 147° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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' 11.0"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.7"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 06' South
Longitude: 68° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.65 meters/second, 1571.9 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.28 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.3"976.61 miwest0° 07' 51.6"9.01 misouth976.40 mi
24 hours12° 23' 37.7"835.10 mieast2° 48' 50.7"193.49 misouth852.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 11:56 AM1135 km706 miles613 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteWed 11:56 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 11:56 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 11:56 AM2679 km1665 miles1446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoThu 10:56 AM2828 km1757 miles1527 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Thu 11:56 AM3077 km1912 miles1662 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 10:56 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 9:56 AM3241 km2014 miles1750 nmWest W
AdamstownWed 1:56 PM3310 km2056 miles1787 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NukualofaThu 10:56 AM3802 km2363 miles2053 nmSouthwest SW
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