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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 23:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 164° 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 23:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' South, Longitude: 76° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.15 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 58.8"950.76 miwest0° 03' 37.8"4.16 misouth950.60 mi
24 hours13° 24' 08.1"881.87 mieast0° 56' 46.6"65.08 misouth881.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 12:06 PM812 km505 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 1:06 PM838 km521 miles452 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:06 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:06 AM1308 km812 miles706 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:06 PM1765 km1096 miles953 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 11:06 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 12:06 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 1:06 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaFri 1:06 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:06 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest W
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