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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 173° 41' 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 110° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 06.1"965.48 miwest0° 07' 32.9"8.65 minorth965.80 mi
24 hours13° 25' 41.1"898.15 mieast3° 26' 09.5"236.22 minorth935.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 12:30 PM107 km66 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 12:30 PM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 12:30 PM807 km501 miles436 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:30 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 12:30 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:30 AM1802 km1119 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 11:30 AM1985 km1234 miles1072 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 12:30 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 1:30 PM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 11:30 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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