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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 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 155° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.92 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"1026.50 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.1"3.02 miwest0° 22' 36.4"25.89 minorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' South, Longitude: 123° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.32 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 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 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.3"969.14 miwest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 minorth969.49 mi
24 hours13° 47' 16.3"926.77 mieast3° 54' 54.1"269.10 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
GizoThu 12:50 PM131 km81 miles71 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 11:50 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
BukaThu 11:50 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:50 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 11:50 AM943 km586 miles509 nmWest W
LaeThu 11:50 AM979 km608 miles529 nmWest W
CairnsThu 11:50 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 1:50 PM1520 km944 miles821 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaThu 12:50 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirThu 12:50 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
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