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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 23:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' South, Longitude: 177° 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 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.9"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 23:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 22' South, Longitude: 39° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.13 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 29' 33.5"975.44 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 misouth975.22 mi
24 hours12° 26' 21.8"837.28 mieast2° 45' 12.3"189.32 misouth853.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:56 AM112 km70 miles61 nmEast-northeast ENE
Howland IslandWed 11:56 AM146 km91 miles79 nmNortheast NE
RawakiThu 12:56 PM833 km517 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 11:56 AM986 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 11:56 AM1088 km676 miles588 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 12:56 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 11:56 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Thu 1:56 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 11:56 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
SuvaThu 11:56 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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