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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 Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 176° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.62 meters/second, 1669.0 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.16 miwest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 minorth1037.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.3"5.21 miwest0° 23' 32.1"26.95 minorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 49' South, Longitude: 113° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.62 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 26' 06.0"965.38 miwest0° 07' 32.0"8.63 minorth965.70 mi
24 hours13° 25' 48.1"898.19 mieast3° 25' 48.7"235.82 minorth934.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 12:20 PM362 km225 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 12:20 PM786 km488 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 12:20 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenWed 12:20 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 12:20 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoWed 1:20 PM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 11:20 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandWed 12:20 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraWed 11:20 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 2:20 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSoutheast SE
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