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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, February 27, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 160° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.91 meters/second, 1652.1 km/hour, 1026.6 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"1026.49 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.51 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' South, Longitude: 128° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.23 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 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' 05.7"968.93 miwest0° 08' 46.4"10.05 minorth969.28 mi
24 hours13° 47' 34.5"926.92 mieast3° 54' 15.3"268.37 minorth971.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:30 PM138 km86 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
GizoThu 12:30 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest W
ArawaThu 11:30 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaThu 11:30 AM744 km462 miles402 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 1:30 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 12:30 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 11:30 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmWest W
PalikirThu 12:30 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth N
TarawaThu 1:30 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmNortheast NE
CairnsThu 11:30 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmWest-southwest WSW
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