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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 20:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 49' North, Longitude: 126° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.37 meters/second, 1668.1 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 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"1036.60 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miwest0° 23' 26.3"26.84 minorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 164° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.80 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 27' 24.5"990.46 miwest0° 10' 50.5"12.42 minorth990.76 mi
24 hours12° 54' 46.2"884.69 mieast4° 30' 51.1"310.21 minorth941.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 12:30 PM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmSouth S
HermosilloThu 1:30 PM3336 km2073 miles1802 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteThu 10:30 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 10:30 AM3436 km2135 miles1855 nmWest W
Mexico CityThu 2:30 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 1:30 PM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixThu 1:30 PM3707 km2304 miles2002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Thu 3:30 PM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Las Vegas *Thu 1:30 PM3868 km2404 miles2089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Thu 1:30 PM3892 km2418 miles2102 nmNorth N
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