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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 26' South, Longitude: 157° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.91 meters/second, 1652.1 km/hour, 1026.6 miles/hour or 892.1 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"1026.57 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.59 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.1"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.2"25.89 minorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' South, Longitude: 125° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.28 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 06.0"969.11 miwest0° 08' 47.5"10.07 minorth969.47 mi
24 hours13° 47' 24.4"926.90 mieast3° 54' 36.8"268.80 minorth971.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoThu 12:40 PM124 km77 miles67 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 12:40 PM250 km155 miles135 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 11:40 AM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 11:40 AM488 km303 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 11:40 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmWest W
YarenThu 1:40 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 12:40 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsThu 11:40 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 12:40 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNorth N
TarawaThu 1:40 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmEast-northeast ENE
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