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Day and Night World Map

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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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 53' North
Longitude: 176° 02' 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"1036.54 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 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 15' South
Longitude: 139° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.8 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' 31.0"992.19 miwest0° 11' 01.2"12.62 minorth992.48 mi
24 hours12° 52' 26.6"883.46 mieast4° 33' 43.0"313.49 minorth940.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 12:20 PM374 km232 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 12:20 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 12:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenFri 12:20 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 12:20 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoFri 1:20 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 11:20 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandFri 12:20 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 11:20 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Fri 2:20 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSoutheast SE
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