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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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 147° 55' 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"1026.59 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.61 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.2"3.03 miwest0° 22' 36.5"25.90 minorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 35' South, Longitude: 116° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.47 meters/second, 1560.5 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.6 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' 07.3"969.54 miwest0° 08' 51.3"10.15 minorth969.89 mi
24 hours13° 46' 47.8"926.60 mieast3° 55' 53.8"270.26 minorth971.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyThu 12:20 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSouthwest SW
LaeThu 12:20 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mount HagenThu 12:20 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
BukaThu 12:20 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaThu 12:20 PM878 km546 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsThu 12:20 PM969 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoThu 1:20 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast E
JayapuraThu 11:20 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraThu 1:20 PM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast E
ManokwariThu 11:20 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-northwest WNW
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