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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 areas 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 2:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 40' South, Longitude: 148° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 459.78 meters/second, 1655.2 kilometres/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.45 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.7"3.33 miWest0° 22' 50.2"26.16 miNorth26.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' South, Longitude: 143° 31' East

The ground speed is currently 445.09 meters/second, 1602.3 kilometres/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.0"995.54 miWest0° 11' 48.4"13.52 miNorth995.78 mi
24 hours13° 01' 26.3"897.28 miEast4° 47' 12.4"328.90 miNorth957.83 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSat 12:20 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 12:20 PM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenSat 12:20 PM473 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaulSat 12:20 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 12:20 PM839 km522 miles453 nmEast E
GizoSat 1:20 PM965 km599 miles521 nmEast E
JayapuraSat 11:20 AM997 km619 miles538 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 12:20 PM1055 km656 miles570 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 1:20 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast E
ManokwariSat 11:20 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmWest-northwest WNW

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