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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 23:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' North, Longitude: 169° 03' 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"1036.18 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 22.2"26.77 minorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 53' South, Longitude: 167° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.86 meters/second, 1608.7 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 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' 05.2"999.57 miwest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 minorth999.75 mi
24 hours12° 40' 56.4"876.20 mieast4° 41' 04.2"321.89 minorth934.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiSat 12:20 PM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:20 AM894 km555 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 11:20 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest W
MajuroSat 11:20 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluFri 1:20 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:20 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth S
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