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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 168° 53' 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"1036.80 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.0"26.89 minorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 19' South, Longitude: 119° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.13 meters/second, 1577.3 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 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' 48.8"979.92 miwest0° 09' 38.4"11.04 minorth980.25 mi
24 hours13° 08' 05.0"890.93 mieast4° 08' 53.7"285.09 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
YarenThu 12:50 PM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:50 PM473 km294 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 12:50 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirThu 11:50 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 12:50 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmEast E
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandThu 12:50 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:50 AM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 12:50 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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