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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° 54' 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"1036.89 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.88 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° 17' 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' 46.1"979.12 miwest0° 09' 31.9"10.92 minorth979.46 mi
24 hours13° 09' 09.0"891.46 mieast4° 06' 45.9"282.68 minorth940.68 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 PM714 km444 miles385 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:20 AM881 km547 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 1:20 PM1288 km800 miles695 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 12:20 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 11:20 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 1:20 PM1831 km1138 miles988 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 11:20 AM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:20 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 12:20 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 1:20 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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