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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 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 152° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.36 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' 43.5"26.03 minorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' South, Longitude: 134° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.99 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.3 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' 01.8"984.16 miwest0° 10' 43.8"12.29 minorth984.50 mi
24 hours13° 23' 58.6"913.66 mieast4° 31' 33.4"311.04 minorth970.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaFri 12:00 Noon351 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
ArawaFri 12:00 Noon359 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
GizoFri 1:00 PM438 km272 miles236 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 12:00 Noon645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeFri 12:00 Noon666 km414 miles360 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 1:00 PM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 12:00 Noon1248 km776 miles674 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 11:00 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 1:00 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 2:00 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE
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