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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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 39' North
Longitude: 175° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.99 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"1035.74 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 minorth1035.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.15 miwest0° 23' 17.9"26.69 minorth27.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 60' North
Longitude: 165° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 29.8"1000.71 miwest0° 11' 35.9"13.28 minorth1000.73 mi
24 hours12° 33' 29.3"868.19 mieast4° 30' 23.1"309.67 minorth919.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSun 12:20 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 12:20 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 12:20 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenSun 12:20 PM1099 km683 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 12:20 PM1396 km868 miles754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 11:20 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest W
Wake IslandSun 12:20 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 1:20 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraSun 11:20 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sun 2:20 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmSoutheast SE
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