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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 159° 52' 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' 26.8"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' South, Longitude: 56° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.43 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 37.4"976.13 miwest0° 07' 48.2"8.94 misouth975.91 mi
24 hours12° 24' 46.2"836.01 mieast2° 47' 20.4"191.76 misouth852.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:46 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 11:46 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:46 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:46 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteWed 12:46 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 12:46 PM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 11:46 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 12:46 PM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 10:46 AM2491 km1548 miles1345 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 11:46 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmSouthwest SW
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