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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 Monday, March 31, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 03' North
Longitude: 173° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.78 meters/second, 1666.0 km/hour, 1035.2 miles/hour or 899.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1035.26 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 minorth1035.25 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"5.13 miwest0° 23' 13.4"26.60 minorth27.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 31, 2014 at 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 32' North
Longitude: 175° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.84 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.6"995.05 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 minorth994.95 mi
24 hours347° 29' 41.1"859.46 miwest4° 03' 23.6"278.80 minorth899.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaMon 12:30 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth S
MajuroMon 12:30 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
YarenMon 12:30 PM873 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 12:30 PM1214 km754 miles655 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiMon 12:30 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 11:30 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-northwest WNW
Wake IslandMon 12:30 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 11:30 AM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 1:30 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 11:30 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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