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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 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' South
Longitude: 162° 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' 26.8"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 14' South
Longitude: 53° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.39 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.27 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.9"976.03 miwest0° 07' 47.7"8.93 misouth975.81 mi
24 hours12° 24' 59.8"836.20 mieast2° 47' 02.3"191.42 misouth852.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 12:56 PM609 km378 miles329 nmEast-northeast ENE
RawakiThu 11:56 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:56 PM1821 km1131 miles983 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 11:56 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 12:56 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 12:56 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 12:56 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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