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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 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 142° 50' 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"1028.53 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.55 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° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 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"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 27' 01.7"995.73 miwest0° 11' 48.9"13.53 minorth995.97 mi
24 hours13° 01' 08.4"897.09 mieast4° 47' 16.6"329.00 minorth957.65 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 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
LaeSat 12:40 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySat 12:40 PM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSat 11:40 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 12:40 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:40 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinSat 12:10 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 1:40 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmEast E
DiliSat 11:40 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 11:40 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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