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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 02:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' South, Longitude: 150° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.36 meters/second, 1653.7 km/hour, 1027.6 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"1027.50 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.1"3.18 miwest0° 22' 43.5"26.03 minorth26.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 41' South, Longitude: 132° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.02 meters/second, 1584.1 km/hour, 984.3 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 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.1"984.18 miwest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 minorth984.52 mi
24 hours13° 23' 49.9"913.50 mieast4° 31' 42.9"311.20 minorth969.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyFri 12:10 PM412 km256 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeFri 12:10 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaFri 12:10 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaFri 12:10 PM579 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoFri 1:10 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 1:10 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmEast E
CairnsFri 12:10 PM1116 km693 miles603 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 11:10 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 1:10 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 2:10 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmEast-northeast ENE
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