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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 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' South
Longitude: 164° 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 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 15' South
Longitude: 51° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.34 meters/second, 1570.8 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' 36.2"975.93 miwest0° 07' 46.9"8.92 misouth975.71 mi
24 hours12° 25' 13.4"836.38 mieast2° 46' 44.0"191.07 misouth852.95 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 PM753 km468 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:06 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoThu 12:06 PM1227 km762 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 11:06 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:06 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:06 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 12:06 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaWed 1:06 PM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 11:06 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 1:06 PM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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