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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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 17' South, Longitude: 145° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.18 meters/second, 1656.7 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"1029.43 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.44 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.2"3.47 miwest0° 22' 56.5"26.28 minorth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' South, Longitude: 153° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.30 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.5"1000.58 miwest0° 11' 59.6"13.73 minorth1000.68 mi
24 hours12° 43' 08.7"879.84 mieast4° 42' 16.4"323.27 minorth936.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSun 12:30 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
LaeSun 12:30 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port MoresbySun 12:30 PM320 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSun 11:30 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 12:30 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 11:30 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 1:30 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast E
DarwinSun 12:00 Noon1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSun 11:30 AM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSun 1:30 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
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