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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° 36' 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"1028.45 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.47 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: 141° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.11 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 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.3"995.60 miwest0° 11' 48.6"13.53 minorth995.84 mi
24 hours13° 01' 17.9"897.16 mieast4° 47' 14.5"328.94 minorth957.71 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 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenSat 12:30 PM250 km156 miles135 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 12:30 PM264 km164 miles143 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSat 11:30 AM784 km487 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 12:30 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmSouth S
ManokwariSat 11:30 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 1:30 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmEast E
DarwinSat 12:00 Noon1703 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSat 11:30 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSat 1:30 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
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