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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 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 25' South, Longitude: 142° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.93 meters/second, 1652.2 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"1026.61 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 39.3"3.03 miwest0° 22' 36.6"25.90 minorth26.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' South, Longitude: 111° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.57 meters/second, 1560.8 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 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 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 08.0"969.75 miwest0° 08' 53.2"10.18 minorth970.10 mi
24 hours13° 46' 29.4"926.45 mieast3° 56' 31.9"270.99 minorth971.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenThu 12:40 PM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 12:40 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeThu 12:40 PM486 km302 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraThu 11:40 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 12:40 PM991 km616 miles535 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariThu 11:40 AM1288 km800 miles696 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinThu 12:10 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 1:40 PM1877 km1166 miles1014 nmEast E
DiliThu 11:40 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest W
Alice SpringsThu 12:10 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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