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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 29' North, Longitude: 173° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.49 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 22' South, Longitude: 124° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 48.2"979.80 miwest0° 09' 36.9"11.02 minorth980.14 mi
24 hours13° 08' 18.6"891.09 mieast4° 08' 26.9"284.60 minorth940.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaThu 12:30 PM136 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 12:30 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenThu 12:30 PM816 km507 miles440 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 12:30 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 12:30 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirThu 11:30 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandThu 12:30 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 11:30 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 1:30 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaThu 11:30 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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