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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 162° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.16 meters/second, 1656.6 km/hour, 1029.4 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.38 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.40 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.47 miwest0° 22' 56.2"26.27 minorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 32' South, Longitude: 170° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.27 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.5 miles/hour or 869.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.3"1000.51 miwest0° 12' 00.1"13.75 minorth1000.62 mi
24 hours347° 16' 05.2"880.69 miwest4° 42' 56.9"324.04 minorth937.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 12:20 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
GizoSun 12:20 PM661 km411 miles357 nmWest W
ArawaSun 11:20 AM806 km501 miles435 nmWest W
YarenSun 1:20 PM878 km545 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSun 11:20 AM920 km572 miles497 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 12:20 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 1:20 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSun 12:20 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbySun 11:20 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 1:20 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast E
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