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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 01:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' North, Longitude: 163° 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"1036.53 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.6"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' South, Longitude: 127° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.73 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 32.3"992.55 miwest0° 11' 03.4"12.66 minorth992.83 mi
24 hours12° 51' 57.0"883.20 mieast4° 34' 16.8"314.13 minorth940.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenFri 1:10 PM535 km332 miles289 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirFri 12:10 PM743 km461 miles401 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroFri 1:10 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 1:10 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:10 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 1:10 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 1:10 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandThu 1:10 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 11:10 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 12:10 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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