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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° 58' 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"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.08 miwest0° 00' 58.9"1.12 minorth1037.08 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: 111° 16' 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"965.40 miwest0° 07' 32.9"8.65 minorth965.72 mi
24 hours13° 25' 41.9"898.09 mieast3° 26' 07.3"236.16 minorth934.95 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 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 12:30 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenWed 12:30 PM836 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:30 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 12:30 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 11:30 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 11:30 AM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 12:30 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 1:30 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaWed 11:30 AM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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