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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: 168° 46' 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"1036.11 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 22.2"26.76 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° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 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' 05.0"999.50 miwest0° 11' 40.7"13.37 minorth999.67 mi
24 hours347° 19' 03.1"876.14 miwest4° 41' 04.4"321.87 minorth934.17 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 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 11:20 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSat 1:20 PM1280 km796 miles691 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 12:20 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 11:20 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 1:20 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 11:20 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmWest W
MajuroSat 11:20 AM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluFri 1:20 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiFri 12:20 PM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth S
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