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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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 145° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.78 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"1028.52 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.7"3.33 miwest0° 22' 50.3"26.16 minorth26.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 140° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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"0.23 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.3"995.67 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 minorth995.92 mi
24 hours13° 01' 16.8"897.21 mieast4° 47' 14.7"328.96 minorth957.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSat 12:30 PM210 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mount HagenSat 12:30 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySat 12:30 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 11:30 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 12:30 PM1026 km638 miles554 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 11:30 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 1:30 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmEast E
DarwinSat 12:00 Noon1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSat 11:30 AM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSat 1:30 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
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