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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 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 178° 32' East

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 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 142° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.53 meters/second, 1596.7 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 30.8"992.12 miwest0° 11' 00.7"12.61 minorth992.40 mi
24 hours12° 52' 32.6"883.52 mieast4° 33' 36.1"313.36 minorth940.78 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 12:10 PM630 km391 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 12:10 PM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:10 PM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiFri 12:10 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmSouth S
YarenFri 12:10 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 1:10 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Fri 2:10 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 12:10 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirFri 11:10 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaFri 12:10 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth S
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