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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 23:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 171° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.00 meters/second, 1666.8 km/hour, 1035.7 miles/hour or 900.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.68 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 minorth1035.67 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.15 miwest0° 23' 18.1"26.69 minorth27.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 50' North, Longitude: 177° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.40 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 29.1"1000.72 miwest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 minorth1000.75 mi
24 hours347° 26' 20.2"868.41 miwest4° 31' 03.2"310.41 minorth920.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandSat 11:30 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiSun 12:30 PM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 12:30 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 1:30 PM1570 km975 miles847 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 11:30 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 11:30 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest W
Apia *Sun 1:30 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 11:30 AM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluSat 1:30 PM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmNortheast NE
YarenSun 11:30 AM2463 km1530 miles1330 nmWest W
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