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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 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 173° 41' 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"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.48 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.47 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.9"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 149° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 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' 29.9"991.83 miwest0° 10' 59.4"12.59 minorth992.11 mi
24 hours12° 52' 51.0"883.62 mieast4° 33' 14.4"312.92 minorth940.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 11:40 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiFri 12:40 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 12:40 PM1380 km857 miles745 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 11:40 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 11:40 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:40 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 1:40 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmEast E
Apia *Fri 1:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S
YarenFri 11:40 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmWest W
AlofiThu 12:40 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmSouth S
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