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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' North, Longitude: 171° 33' 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 51' South, Longitude: 164° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.87 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' 05.4"999.61 miwest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 minorth999.78 mi
24 hours12° 40' 52.4"876.15 mieast4° 41' 03.8"321.88 minorth934.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 11:30 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
RawakiSat 12:30 PM777 km483 miles419 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 12:30 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSat 1:30 PM1588 km987 miles857 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 11:30 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 11:30 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmWest W
Apia *Sat 1:30 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 11:30 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 11:30 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmWest W
AlofiFri 12:30 PM2473 km1537 miles1336 nmSouth S
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