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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 30' North
Longitude: 156° 06' 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 10' South
Longitude: 107° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.35 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 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' 50.3"980.48 miwest0° 09' 42.1"11.11 minorth980.81 mi
24 hours13° 07' 28.2"890.72 mieast4° 10' 05.5"286.48 minorth940.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 12:40 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaThu 12:40 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArawaThu 11:40 AM968 km601 miles523 nmSouth S
YarenThu 1:40 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 12:40 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 11:40 AM1651 km1026 miles892 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaThu 11:40 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroThu 1:40 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraThu 10:40 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 1:40 PM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmEast E
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