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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' North, Longitude: 164° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.2"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.2"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 63° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.2"962.14 miwest0° 05' 56.9"6.82 misouth961.93 mi
24 hours12° 57' 11.9"861.29 mieast1° 56' 59.4"134.09 misouth867.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 12:06 PM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:06 PM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoFri 12:06 PM1258 km782 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:06 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 1:06 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:06 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 12:06 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaThu 1:06 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 11:06 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 1:06 PM2470 km1534 miles1333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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