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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' North, Longitude: 168° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 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"1036.82 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.2"26.90 minorth27.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 33' South, Longitude: 141° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.0"979.04 miwest0° 09' 31.7"10.92 minorth979.38 mi
24 hours13° 09' 09.8"891.40 mieast4° 06' 44.3"282.63 minorth940.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 12:20 PM723 km449 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:20 AM911 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:20 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:20 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 11:20 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 1:20 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:20 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:20 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 12:20 PM2384 km1482 miles1288 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 1:20 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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