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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 16' North
Longitude: 170° 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 minorth1036.15 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 37' South
Longitude: 148° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 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 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.8"999.82 miwest0° 11' 41.7"13.39 minorth999.99 mi
24 hours12° 40' 24.7"875.78 mieast4° 40' 59.0"321.79 minorth933.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSat 12:40 PM307 km190 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:40 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 12:40 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 1:40 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmSoutheast SE
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