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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 16' North
Longitude: 173° 27' 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 minorth1036.15 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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 39' South
Longitude: 150° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 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' 06.6"999.79 miwest0° 11' 41.6"13.39 minorth999.96 mi
24 hours12° 40' 28.6"875.83 mieast4° 40' 59.7"321.80 minorth933.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:30 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 12:30 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 12:30 PM840 km522 miles454 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandFri 12:30 PM1171 km727 miles632 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSat 12:30 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:30 AM1742 km1082 miles941 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSat 12:30 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:30 AM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 1:30 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSat 11:30 AM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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