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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° 25' 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"1026.56 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.58 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° 05' 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"969.01 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth969.36 mi
24 hours13° 47' 33.6"926.97 mieast3° 54' 17.4"268.43 minorth971.74 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 PM122 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoThu 12:30 PM395 km246 miles214 nmWest W
ArawaThu 11:30 AM588 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 1:30 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 12:30 PM1338 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 11:30 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest W
PalikirThu 12:30 PM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth N
TarawaThu 1:30 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
CairnsThu 11:30 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiThu 1:30 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmEast E
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