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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 2:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 33' 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"1029.35 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1029.37 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.2"3.47 miWest0° 22' 56.5"26.28 miNorth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' South, Longitude: 154° 08' 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"16.67 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.4"1000.51 miWest0° 11' 59.6"13.73 miNorth1000.61 mi
24 hours12° 43' 09.5"879.79 miEast4° 42' 17.2"323.26 miNorth936.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeSun 12:30 PM169 km105 miles91 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mount HagenSun 12:30 PM215 km133 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySun 12:30 PM300 km187 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSun 11:30 AM751 km467 miles405 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 12:30 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 11:30 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSun 1:30 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmEast E
DarwinSun 12:00 Noon1712 km1064 miles924 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokSun 11:30 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSun 1:30 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmNortheast NE

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