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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 00:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 40' North
Longitude: 170° 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"1035.73 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 minorth1035.72 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 04' North
Longitude: 160° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.35 meters/second, 1610.4 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' 29.9"1000.67 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.27 minorth1000.70 mi
24 hours12° 33' 25.3"868.08 mieast4° 30' 07.1"309.36 minorth919.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaSun 12:40 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 12:40 PM387 km241 miles209 nmNorth N
YarenSun 12:40 PM640 km398 miles345 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 11:40 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 12:40 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiSun 12:40 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandSun 12:40 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 11:40 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 11:40 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth S
FakaofoSun 1:40 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmSoutheast SE
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