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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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 161° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.49 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.86 miwest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 minorth1036.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miwest0° 23' 29.0"26.90 minorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 112° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.26 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 49.7"980.29 miwest0° 09' 40.7"11.09 minorth980.62 mi
24 hours13° 07' 42.7"890.83 mieast4° 09' 37.6"285.95 minorth940.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 12:20 PM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoloniaThu 12:20 PM588 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenThu 1:20 PM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroThu 1:20 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraThu 12:20 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 1:20 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 1:20 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyThu 11:20 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 11:20 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraThu 10:20 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
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