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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 160° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.35 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1027.54 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.8"3.18 miwest0° 22' 43.3"26.03 minorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 48' South, Longitude: 141° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.86 meters/second, 1583.5 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.6"983.88 miwest0° 10' 41.9"12.26 minorth984.22 mi
24 hours13° 24' 27.9"913.97 mieast4° 31' 00.5"310.42 minorth970.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 12:30 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest W
ArawaFri 11:30 AM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaFri 11:30 AM694 km431 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:30 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 12:30 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest W
PalikirFri 12:30 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 1:30 PM1749 km1087 miles945 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 11:30 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmWest-southwest WSW
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