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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 163° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.76 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.0"1028.41 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.43 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.5"3.32 miwest0° 22' 50.0"26.15 minorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 20' South, Longitude: 157° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.3 miles/hour or 864.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 26' 58.6"995.18 miwest0° 11' 46.8"13.49 minorth995.43 mi
24 hours13° 02' 18.0"897.99 mieast4° 46' 58.9"328.64 minorth958.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSat 12:20 PM692 km430 miles374 nmWest W
ArawaSat 11:20 AM849 km527 miles458 nmWest W
YarenSat 1:20 PM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSat 11:20 AM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleSat 12:20 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 1:20 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 12:20 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmWest W
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