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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 26' South
Longitude: 162° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.91 meters/second, 1652.1 km/hour, 1026.5 miles/hour or 892.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.55 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.0"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.2"25.89 minorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 44' South
Longitude: 130° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.3"968.90 miwest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 minorth969.25 mi
24 hours13° 47' 42.6"927.05 mieast3° 53' 58.1"268.06 minorth971.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:20 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoThu 12:20 PM670 km416 miles362 nmWest W
ArawaThu 11:20 AM848 km527 miles458 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 12:20 PM910 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenThu 1:20 PM979 km609 miles529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaThu 12:20 PM1184 km735 miles639 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 1:20 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
PalikirThu 12:20 PM1777 km1104 miles960 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiThu 1:20 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmEast E
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