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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 158° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.77 meters/second, 1655.2 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"1028.42 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.6"3.32 miwest0° 22' 50.1"26.15 minorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 153° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.98 meters/second, 1601.9 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 59.5"995.30 miwest0° 11' 47.3"13.50 minorth995.55 mi
24 hours13° 02' 00.6"897.75 mieast4° 47' 03.6"328.73 minorth958.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 12:40 PM147 km92 miles80 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:40 PM282 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
ArawaSat 11:40 AM323 km201 miles174 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSat 11:40 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 11:40 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmWest W
YarenSat 1:40 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 12:40 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSat 12:40 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:40 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 1:40 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
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