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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 176° 06' East

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"1036.87 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.1"26.90 minorth27.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 126° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.00 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.33 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 47.9"979.71 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 minorth980.04 mi
24 hours13° 08' 25.7"891.14 mieast4° 08' 12.6"284.33 minorth940.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 12:20 PM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroThu 12:20 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandWed 12:20 PM863 km537 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenThu 12:20 PM1076 km668 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 12:20 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 1:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 11:20 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 12:20 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 11:20 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 2:20 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmSoutheast SE
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