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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' North, Longitude: 171° 28' 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' 32.0"26.95 minorth27.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 108° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.70 meters/second, 1554.1 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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' 06.4"965.50 miwest0° 07' 33.8"8.67 minorth965.82 mi
24 hours13° 25' 35.0"898.05 mieast3° 26' 28.0"236.55 minorth935.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 12:40 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroWed 12:40 PM559 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
YarenWed 12:40 PM583 km362 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 12:40 PM1359 km844 miles734 nmEast E
FunafutiWed 12:40 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirWed 11:40 AM1568 km974 miles847 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 11:40 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 12:40 PM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaWed 11:40 AM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 1:40 PM2301 km1429 miles1242 nmSoutheast SE
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