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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 02' South
Longitude: 145° 22' 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"1027.58 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.60 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.1"3.18 miwest0° 22' 43.6"26.03 minorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 38' South
Longitude: 127° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.11 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 02.9"984.45 miwest0° 10' 45.7"12.33 minorth984.78 mi
24 hours13° 23' 29.4"913.34 mieast4° 32' 05.7"311.66 minorth969.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 12:30 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 12:30 PM254 km158 miles137 nmSoutheast SE
Mount HagenFri 12:30 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraFri 11:30 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 12:30 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:30 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 1:30 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmEast E
DarwinFri 12:00 Noon1665 km1035 miles899 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokFri 11:30 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 12:00 Noon2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouthwest SW
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