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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 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 162° 31' 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"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.81 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 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' South, Longitude: 79° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 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' 59.1"950.88 miwest0° 03' 38.8"4.18 misouth950.72 mi
24 hours13° 23' 59.5"881.82 mieast0° 57' 10.6"65.54 misouth881.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:56 PM596 km371 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSat 11:56 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:56 AM1555 km966 miles839 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 12:56 PM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:56 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 11:56 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 12:56 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 12:56 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth S
PapeeteFri 12:56 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 10:56 AM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmWest W
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