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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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 178° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 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"1036.17 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 22.1"26.76 minorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' South, Longitude: 155° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.93 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 06.1"999.73 miwest0° 11' 41.3"13.39 minorth999.90 mi
24 hours12° 40' 36.4"875.94 mieast4° 41' 01.4"321.83 minorth933.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:10 PM640 km398 miles346 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:10 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroSat 12:10 PM912 km566 miles492 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 12:10 PM1306 km811 miles705 nmSouth S
YarenSat 12:10 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 1:10 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Sat 2:10 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandSat 12:10 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSat 11:10 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmWest W
SuvaSat 12:10 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSouth S
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