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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 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 175° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.18 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 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"1036.16 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 22.0"26.76 minorth27.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' South, Longitude: 152° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 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' 06.3"999.76 miwest0° 11' 41.4"13.39 minorth999.93 mi
24 hours12° 40' 32.5"875.89 mieast4° 41' 00.6"321.82 minorth933.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:20 PM387 km240 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 12:20 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 12:20 PM908 km564 miles490 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSat 12:20 PM1090 km677 miles588 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:20 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSat 1:20 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 11:20 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSat 12:20 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:20 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 2:20 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmSoutheast SE
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