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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 2:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 143° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.79 meters/second, 1655.2 km/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.8 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"1028.46 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.48 mi
24 hours0° 02' 54.9"3.33 miWest0° 22' 50.3"26.16 miNorth26.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 04' South, Longitude: 138° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.3 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' 01.7"995.66 miWest0° 11' 48.9"13.53 miNorth995.90 mi
24 hours13° 01' 09.2"897.05 miEast4° 47' 16.4"328.97 miNorth957.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 12:40 PM234 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeSat 12:40 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySat 12:40 PM491 km305 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 11:40 AM625 km388 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 12:40 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:40 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 12:10 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 1:40 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmEast E
MelekeokSat 11:40 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 11:40 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmWest W

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