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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 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 164° 35' 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 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 15' South, Longitude: 51° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 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' 36.3"975.88 miwest0° 07' 47.1"8.92 misouth975.66 mi
24 hours12° 25' 11.9"836.30 mieast2° 46' 46.0"191.09 misouth852.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 12:06 PM780 km484 miles421 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:06 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 12:06 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:06 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:06 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:06 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 12:06 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 1:06 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 1:06 PM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaThu 11:06 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest W
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