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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 00:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 08' North, Longitude: 167° 33' East

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"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.4"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.4"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 37° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.76 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 28' 08.1"961.15 miwest0° 05' 47.3"6.63 misouth960.94 mi
24 hours12° 59' 29.7"863.05 mieast1° 52' 43.6"129.21 misouth868.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 12:56 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 12:56 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 12:56 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 11:56 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 11:56 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 12:56 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 12:56 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 11:56 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 12:56 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 12:56 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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