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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 18' South, Longitude: 160° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.17 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"1029.32 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.34 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.47 miwest0° 22' 56.3"26.27 minorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' South, Longitude: 168° 36' 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' 50.5"1000.45 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth1000.56 mi
24 hours347° 16' 11.2"880.52 miwest4° 42' 51.9"323.92 minorth937.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSun 12:30 PM246 km153 miles133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSun 12:30 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSun 11:30 AM564 km351 miles305 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSun 11:30 AM683 km424 miles369 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 1:30 PM1028 km639 miles555 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 12:30 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 11:30 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmWest W
PalikirSun 12:30 PM1594 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
TarawaSun 1:30 PM1684 km1047 miles909 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSun 11:30 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSouthwest SW
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