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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 53' North
Longitude: 162° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.87 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.7 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' 11.3"1037.72 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.20 miwest0° 23' 38.9"27.08 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 55' South
Longitude: 92° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.37 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.5"944.59 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth944.55 mi
24 hours13° 41' 30.0"896.04 mieast0° 10' 10.5"11.66 minorth896.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 12:56 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 11:56 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 10:56 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 12:56 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSun 10:56 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 12:56 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiSat 11:56 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaSat 12:56 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 12:56 PM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 10:56 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmWest W
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