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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 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' South, Longitude: 142° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.37 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"1027.59 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.61 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.2"3.18 miwest0° 22' 43.7"26.03 minorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 36' South, Longitude: 125° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.16 meters/second, 1584.6 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 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"0.21 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 26' 03.4"984.54 miwest0° 10' 46.3"12.34 minorth984.88 mi
24 hours13° 23' 19.5"913.24 mieast4° 32' 16.2"311.86 minorth969.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 12:40 PM284 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeFri 12:40 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbyFri 12:40 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 11:40 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 12:40 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:40 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 12:10 PM1406 km873 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 1:40 PM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmEast E
DiliFri 11:40 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 11:40 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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