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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 30' North
Longitude: 168° 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 minorth1036.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.0"26.90 minorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 18' South
Longitude: 119° 36' 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 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.8"980.00 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 minorth980.33 mi
24 hours13° 08' 04.1"890.99 mieast4° 08' 55.3"285.14 minorth940.88 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 PM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaThu 12:50 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 12:50 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirThu 11:50 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 11:50 AM1631 km1013 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 12:50 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 12:50 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandThu 12:50 PM1869 km1162 miles1009 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 11:50 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmSouth S
SuvaThu 12:50 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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