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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 03:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 132° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.38 meters/second, 1653.8 km/hour, 1027.6 miles/hour or 893.0 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"1027.62 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.64 mi
24 hours0° 02' 47.5"3.19 miwest0° 22' 43.9"26.04 minorth26.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 29' South, Longitude: 115° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.32 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.0"984.92 miwest0° 10' 48.6"12.39 minorth985.25 mi
24 hours13° 22' 40.7"912.82 mieast4° 32' 58.2"312.66 minorth969.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinFri 12:50 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AmbonFri 12:20 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 12:20 PM709 km440 miles383 nmWest W
ManokwariFri 12:20 PM802 km499 miles433 nmNorth N
SameFri 12:20 PM802 km499 miles433 nmWest W
DiliFri 12:20 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest W
SuaiFri 12:20 PM850 km528 miles459 nmWest W
JayapuraFri 12:20 PM1059 km658 miles572 nmNortheast NE
KendariFri 11:20 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoFri 11:20 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorthwest NW
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