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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 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 155° 20' 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"1028.50 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.6"3.33 miwest0° 22' 50.1"26.16 minorth26.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 13' South, Longitude: 150° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.01 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.5 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' 59.8"995.44 miwest0° 11' 47.6"13.51 minorth995.68 mi
24 hours13° 01' 51.1"897.68 mieast4° 47' 06.1"328.80 minorth958.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 11:50 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth N
GizoSat 12:50 PM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 12:50 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 11:50 AM917 km570 miles495 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeSat 11:50 AM927 km576 miles500 nmWest W
CairnsSat 11:50 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 1:50 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:50 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 10:50 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSat 12:50 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmSoutheast SE
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