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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 30' North
Longitude: 158° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.49 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 900.9 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 minorth1036.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.0"5.20 miwest0° 23' 28.9"26.89 minorth27.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 12' South
Longitude: 109° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 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' 09.7"0.18 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 50.1"980.38 miwest0° 09' 41.4"11.10 minorth980.72 mi
24 hours13° 07' 35.4"890.78 mieast4° 09' 51.5"286.21 minorth940.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 12:30 PM490 km305 miles265 nmNorth N
KoloniaThu 12:30 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorth N
YarenThu 1:30 PM985 km612 miles532 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 12:30 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 1:30 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 1:30 PM1607 km998 miles867 nmEast E
Port MoresbyThu 11:30 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 11:30 AM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmNorthwest NW
Wake IslandThu 1:30 PM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraThu 10:30 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
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