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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 00:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 07' North
Longitude: 179° 57' 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' 28.4"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 00:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 08' South
Longitude: 49° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.96 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 28' 10.8"961.60 miwest0° 05' 51.7"6.72 misouth961.39 mi
24 hours12° 58' 27.3"862.26 mieast1° 54' 40.2"131.44 misouth867.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 12:06 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast E
TarawaFri 12:06 PM798 km496 miles431 nmWest W
FunafutiFri 12:06 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 12:06 PM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 1:06 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 12:06 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 2:06 PM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 12:06 PM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 11:06 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 1:06 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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