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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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 178° 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"1036.55 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.8"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 144° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.50 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 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 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.4"992.05 miwest0° 11' 00.3"12.61 minorth992.33 mi
24 hours12° 52' 38.5"883.57 mieast4° 33' 29.3"313.23 minorth940.81 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 12:00 Noon406 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 12:00 Noon908 km564 miles490 nmWest W
MajuroFri 12:00 Noon1188 km738 miles642 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:00 Noon1275 km792 miles689 nmSouth S
FakaofoFri 1:00 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenFri 12:00 Noon1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Fri 2:00 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuvaFri 12:00 Noon2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 12:00 Noon2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 2:00 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast E
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