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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° 25' 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"1026.57 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.59 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.33 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"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.4"969.22 miwest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 minorth969.57 mi
24 hours13° 47' 15.3"926.83 mieast3° 54' 56.2"269.16 minorth971.78 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 PM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 11:50 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
HoniaraThu 12:50 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyThu 11:50 AM912 km567 miles493 nmWest W
LaeThu 11:50 AM949 km590 miles512 nmWest W
CairnsThu 11:50 AM1407 km874 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 1:50 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmNortheast NE
PalikirThu 12:50 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth N
Port VilaThu 12:50 PM1736 km1078 miles937 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraThu 10:50 AM1755 km1090 miles947 nmWest-northwest WNW
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