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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 02:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 10' North, Longitude: 137° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.6"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.4"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 24' South, Longitude: 8° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.29 meters/second, 1545.4 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.01 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 28' 01.3"960.09 miwest0° 05' 36.5"6.43 misouth959.88 mi
24 hours13° 01' 58.0"864.95 mieast1° 48' 00.1"123.80 misouth869.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 11:56 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 11:56 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 11:56 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 10:56 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:56 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmSoutheast SE
General SantosFri 10:56 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoFri 10:56 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinFri 12:26 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloFri 10:56 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
DiliFri 11:56 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouthwest SW
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