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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 Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 40' North, Longitude: 173° 23' 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"1035.73 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 minorth1035.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.15 miwest0° 23' 17.9"26.68 minorth27.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 02' North, Longitude: 163° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 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"1000.69 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth1000.71 mi
24 hours12° 33' 27.3"868.14 mieast4° 30' 15.2"309.51 minorth919.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSun 12:30 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 12:30 PM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSun 12:30 PM855 km532 miles462 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:30 PM1192 km740 miles643 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:30 PM1494 km929 miles807 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSun 11:30 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandSun 12:30 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 11:30 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 1:30 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaSun 11:30 AM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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