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Day and Night World Map

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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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 25' South
Longitude: 145° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.93 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"1026.60 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.2"3.03 miwest0° 22' 36.6"25.90 minorth26.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 34' South
Longitude: 113° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.52 meters/second, 1560.7 km/hour, 969.8 miles/hour or 842.7 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' 07.7"969.64 miwest0° 08' 52.3"10.16 minorth970.00 mi
24 hours13° 46' 38.7"926.52 mieast3° 56' 12.9"270.63 minorth971.88 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 12:30 PM226 km141 miles122 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeThu 12:30 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenThu 12:30 PM311 km194 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraThu 11:30 AM833 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 12:30 PM942 km585 miles509 nmSouth S
ManokwariThu 11:30 AM1510 km938 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 1:30 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmEast E
DarwinThu 12:00 Noon1657 km1030 miles895 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsThu 12:00 Noon2092 km1300 miles1130 nmSouthwest SW
MelekeokThu 11:30 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmNorthwest NW
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