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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 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 173° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.35 meters/second, 1668.0 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 minorth1036.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.7"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 137° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 31.3"992.27 miwest0° 11' 01.6"12.63 minorth992.55 mi
24 hours12° 52' 20.6"883.41 mieast4° 33' 50.0"313.62 minorth940.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaFri 12:30 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 12:30 PM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenFri 12:30 PM827 km514 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandThu 12:30 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiFri 12:30 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 11:30 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandFri 12:30 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 11:30 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 1:30 PM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaFri 11:30 AM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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