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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° 28' 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"1036.56 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.55 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: 156° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.34 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' 29.0"991.68 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.56 minorth991.97 mi
24 hours12° 53' 08.4"883.84 mieast4° 32' 53.8"312.55 minorth940.92 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 PM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 1:10 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:10 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 12:10 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 1:10 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 11:10 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 1:10 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 11:10 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:10 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 11:10 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-northwest WNW
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