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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 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 155° 22' 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"1027.56 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.58 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.0"3.18 miwest0° 22' 43.4"26.03 minorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 45' South, Longitude: 137° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.94 meters/second, 1583.8 km/hour, 984.1 miles/hour or 855.2 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' 01.4"984.07 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 minorth984.41 mi
24 hours13° 24' 08.3"913.76 mieast4° 31' 22.4"310.83 minorth970.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoFri 12:50 PM162 km101 miles88 nmEast E
ArawaFri 11:50 AM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth N
BukaFri 11:50 AM299 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 12:50 PM527 km327 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 11:50 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest W
LaeFri 11:50 AM937 km582 miles506 nmWest W
CairnsFri 11:50 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 1:50 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 12:50 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth N
JayapuraFri 10:50 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
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