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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 = Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 1:40:00 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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 158° 04' 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 166° 11' 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"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 50.9"1000.46 miWest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 miNorth1000.57 mi
24 hours12° 43' 42.1"880.40 miEast4° 42' 46.1"323.81 miNorth937.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoSun 12:40 PM162 km100 miles87 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSun 11:40 AM300 km186 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM316 km196 miles170 nmSoutheast SE
BukaSun 11:40 AM427 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 1:40 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSun 12:40 PM1571 km976 miles849 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 12:40 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSun 11:40 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 1:40 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmEast-northeast ENE

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