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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 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 162° 05' 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"1037.76 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.76 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 Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 53° 57' 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"975.97 miwest0° 07' 47.7"8.93 misouth975.75 mi
24 hours12° 24' 58.3"836.12 mieast2° 47' 04.3"191.44 misouth852.78 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 PM581 km361 miles313 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 11:56 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:56 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 12:56 PM1839 km1142 miles993 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 11:56 AM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 10:56 AM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaWed 12:56 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth S
PapeeteWed 12:56 PM2349 km1459 miles1268 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluWed 12:56 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmNorth N
NukualofaThu 11:56 AM2710 km1684 miles1464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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