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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 22:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 159° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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"1037.74 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.5"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.4"27.11 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 22:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' South, Longitude: 81° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.21 meters/second, 1530.7 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"15.85 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 26' 59.7"950.88 miwest0° 03' 39.9"4.20 misouth950.73 mi
24 hours13° 23' 49.0"881.62 mieast0° 57' 40.5"66.11 misouth881.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:46 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:46 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:46 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:46 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 12:46 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 12:46 PM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth N
RarotongaFri 12:46 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 11:46 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:46 AM2539 km1577 miles1371 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 11:46 AM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmSouthwest SW
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