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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

UTC time = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 36' 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"1028.43 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.6"3.33 miWest0° 22' 50.1"26.15 miNorth26.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 14' South, Longitude: 150° 45' 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' 59.7"995.36 miWest0° 11' 47.6"13.51 miNorth995.61 mi
24 hours13° 01' 52.0"897.63 miEast4° 47' 06.0"328.78 miNorth958.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSat 12:50 PM145 km90 miles78 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaSat 11:50 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth N
BukaSat 11:50 AM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:50 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 11:50 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-southwest WSW
LaeSat 11:50 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest W
CairnsSat 11:50 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 1:50 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:50 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth N
JayapuraSat 10:50 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW

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