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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 00:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 168° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.34 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 00:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' South, Longitude: 132° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.66 meters/second, 1597.2 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 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' 31.8"992.41 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 minorth992.69 mi
24 hours12° 52' 08.9"883.31 mieast4° 34' 03.5"313.88 minorth940.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 12:50 PM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaFri 12:50 PM523 km325 miles283 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 12:50 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirFri 11:50 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 11:50 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 12:50 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmEast E
FunafutiFri 12:50 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 12:50 PM1826 km1134 miles986 nmNorth N
Port VilaFri 11:50 AM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmSouth S
SuvaFri 12:50 PM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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