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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 157° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.35 meters/second, 1653.7 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"1027.55 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.57 mi
24 hours0° 02' 46.8"3.18 miwest0° 22' 43.4"26.03 minorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 47' South, Longitude: 139° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.90 meters/second, 1583.6 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 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' 00.9"983.97 miwest0° 10' 42.6"12.27 minorth984.31 mi
24 hours13° 24' 18.1"913.86 mieast4° 31' 11.4"310.63 minorth970.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 12:40 PM114 km71 miles61 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM275 km171 miles149 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaFri 11:40 AM325 km202 miles175 nmNorthwest NW
BukaFri 11:40 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 11:40 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest W
YarenFri 1:40 PM1303 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 12:40 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 11:40 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 12:40 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorth N
TarawaFri 1:40 PM1979 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-northeast ENE
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