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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 15' North
Longitude: 174° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 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' 22.1"26.77 minorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 49' South
Longitude: 162° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.7 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' 05.5"999.64 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 minorth999.81 mi
24 hours12° 40' 48.4"876.10 mieast4° 41' 03.2"321.87 minorth934.09 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 11:40 AM434 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSat 12:40 PM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 12:40 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 11:40 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 11:40 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 11:40 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 1:40 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
Apia *Sat 1:40 PM1907 km1185 miles1029 nmSouth S
YarenSat 11:40 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmWest W
SuvaSat 11:40 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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