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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° 17' 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"1029.39 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.41 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° 30' South, Longitude: 168° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.28 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"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.5"1000.52 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth1000.63 mi
24 hours347° 16' 11.9"880.57 miwest4° 42' 51.2"323.93 minorth937.63 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 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
GizoSun 12:30 PM390 km242 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaSun 11:30 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaSun 11:30 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 1:30 PM1050 km652 miles567 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSun 12:30 PM1447 km899 miles782 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySun 11:30 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
PalikirSun 12:30 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth N
TarawaSun 1:30 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNortheast NE
CairnsSun 11:30 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
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