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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 168° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.35 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 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 26' South, Longitude: 154° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.37 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.8 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' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.4"991.75 miwest0° 10' 58.5"12.57 minorth992.04 mi
24 hours12° 53' 02.4"883.78 mieast4° 33' 00.9"312.69 minorth940.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiFri 12:20 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 11:20 AM886 km551 miles478 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 1:20 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmEast E
FakaofoFri 12:20 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:20 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 1:20 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 11:20 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:20 AM2249 km1398 miles1215 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 1:20 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiThu 12:20 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmSouth S
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