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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: 162° 50' 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"1028.48 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.50 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° 19' South, Longitude: 157° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.93 meters/second, 1601.8 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"995.26 miwest0° 11' 46.8"13.49 minorth995.51 mi
24 hours13° 02' 16.9"898.04 mieast4° 46' 59.2"328.67 minorth958.58 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 PM371 km231 miles200 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSat 12:20 PM662 km411 miles357 nmWest W
ArawaSat 11:20 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest W
YarenSat 1:20 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSat 11:20 AM936 km581 miles505 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleSat 12:20 PM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port VilaSat 12:20 PM1262 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSat 1:20 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSat 12:20 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
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