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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' North, Longitude: 171° 24' 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 138° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.78 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 46.3"979.22 miwest0° 09' 32.6"10.93 minorth979.55 mi
24 hours13° 09' 01.9"891.41 mieast4° 07' 00.5"282.96 minorth940.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 11:30 AM619 km385 miles334 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiThu 12:30 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 12:30 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 1:30 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 11:30 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:30 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 1:30 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 11:30 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiWed 12:30 PM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmSouth S
YarenThu 11:30 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmWest W
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