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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 28, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 161° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.34 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.46 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.5"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.6"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 04' South, Longitude: 125° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.76 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.7"992.55 miwest0° 11' 03.7"12.67 minorth992.83 mi
24 hours12° 51' 51.9"883.09 mieast4° 34' 22.6"314.22 minorth940.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:20 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorthwest NW
KoloniaFri 12:20 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 1:20 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 1:20 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 1:20 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:20 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 11:20 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 1:20 PM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmEast-southeast ESE
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