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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 22:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 14' North, Longitude: 156° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.19 meters/second, 1667.5 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.19 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miwest0° 23' 22.3"26.77 minorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 22:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 03' South, Longitude: 179° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.78 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.1"999.41 miwest0° 11' 40.0"13.36 minorth999.58 mi
24 hours347° 18' 43.2"876.46 miwest4° 41' 05.8"321.92 minorth934.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 12:30 PM175 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 12:30 PM2005 km1246 miles1082 nmNorth N
FakaofoSat 11:30 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 10:30 AM2244 km1394 miles1211 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 12:30 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Sat 12:30 PM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 12:30 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 11:30 AM2868 km1782 miles1548 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 10:30 AM2988 km1857 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaSat 11:30 AM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmSouthwest SW
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