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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 157° 47' 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 28' South, Longitude: 165° 55' 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' 50.9"1000.53 miwest0° 12' 00.0"13.74 minorth1000.64 mi
24 hours12° 43' 41.4"880.45 mieast4° 42' 45.5"323.82 minorth937.46 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 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaSun 11:40 AM271 km169 miles147 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM337 km209 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
BukaSun 11:40 AM401 km249 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSun 1:40 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNortheast NE
PalikirSun 12:40 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 12:40 PM1626 km1010 miles878 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSun 11:40 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 1:40 PM1946 km1209 miles1050 nmEast-northeast ENE
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