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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 23:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' North, Longitude: 166° 11' 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"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.49 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.9"26.84 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' South, Longitude: 157° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.33 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.9"991.60 miwest0° 10' 58.0"12.56 minorth991.89 mi
24 hours12° 53' 09.1"883.78 mieast4° 32' 52.8"312.51 minorth940.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 12:10 PM885 km550 miles478 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 1:10 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:10 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:10 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:10 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:10 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 1:10 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 11:10 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:10 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 11:10 AM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmWest-northwest WNW
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