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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 22:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 153° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.36 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"1036.57 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.57 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 26.0"26.84 minorth27.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 22:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 168° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 27' 27.6"991.31 miwest0° 10' 55.8"12.52 minorth991.59 mi
24 hours347° 06' 21.2"884.10 miwest4° 32' 16.9"311.85 minorth941.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:20 PM390 km242 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 12:20 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteThu 12:20 PM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 11:20 AM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:20 AM2522 km1567 miles1362 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 12:20 PM2696 km1675 miles1455 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 12:20 PM2738 km1701 miles1478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiThu 11:20 AM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiFri 10:20 AM3231 km2008 miles1745 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 11:20 AM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW
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