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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 22:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 158° 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 minorth1036.56 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 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 33' South, Longitude: 164° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.24 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.1"991.46 miwest0° 10' 56.7"12.54 minorth991.74 mi
24 hours12° 53' 26.4"884.00 mieast4° 32' 31.8"312.13 minorth940.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:40 PM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoFri 11:40 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 10:40 AM1971 km1224 miles1064 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 12:40 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth N
Apia *Fri 12:40 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 12:40 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaThu 12:40 PM2665 km1656 miles1439 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 11:40 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 10:40 AM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 10:40 AM3122 km1940 miles1686 nmWest W
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