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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 Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 22:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 22' North, Longitude: 156° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.54 meters/second, 1668.7 km/hour, 1036.9 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.90 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.9"5.22 miwest0° 23' 29.7"26.91 minorth27.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 22:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' North, Longitude: 70° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 29' 06.5"951.95 miwest0° 00' 49.5"0.95 misouth951.99 mi
24 hours12° 08' 31.0"798.02 mieast0° 45' 01.0"51.60 misouth801.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 12:32 PM75 km47 miles40 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:32 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluThu 12:32 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 10:32 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 12:32 PM2342 km1455 miles1265 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Fri 12:32 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 12:32 PM2629 km1634 miles1420 nmSouth S
AlofiThu 11:32 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 10:32 AM2914 km1810 miles1573 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaFri 11:32 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmSouthwest SW
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