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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' North, Longitude: 171° 14' 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"1036.09 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.08 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 Latitude: 2° 38' South, Longitude: 148° 18' 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 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 28' 06.8"999.75 miwest0° 11' 41.7"13.39 minorth999.91 mi
24 hours12° 40' 25.0"875.73 mieast4° 40' 59.0"321.77 minorth933.59 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 PM284 km177 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 12:40 PM429 km266 miles232 nmNorth N
YarenSat 12:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandFri 12:40 PM1409 km875 miles761 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 11:40 AM1504 km934 miles812 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 12:40 PM1576 km980 miles851 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSat 12:40 PM1840 km1143 miles994 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 11:40 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSat 11:40 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 1:40 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSoutheast SE
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