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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' North, Longitude: 173° 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"1036.81 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 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' South, Longitude: 136° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.2 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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' 46.6"979.24 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 minorth979.57 mi
24 hours13° 08' 55.3"891.30 mieast4° 07' 13.4"283.18 minorth940.66 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 11:40 AM406 km253 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 12:40 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 12:40 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 11:40 AM1453 km903 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 11:40 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmWest W
MajuroThu 11:40 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 1:40 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 1:40 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmSouth S
YarenThu 11:40 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
AlofiWed 12:40 PM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouth S
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