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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 54' North
Longitude: 161° 02' 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"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.53 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.52 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 04' South
Longitude: 125° 31' 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 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.7"992.63 miwest0° 11' 03.8"12.67 minorth992.90 mi
24 hours12° 51' 51.3"883.15 mieast4° 34' 23.3"314.26 minorth940.61 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 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
KoloniaFri 12:20 PM548 km340 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
YarenFri 1:20 PM757 km470 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
MajuroFri 1:20 PM1222 km760 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 1:20 PM1342 km834 miles725 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 12:20 PM1368 km850 miles739 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 1:20 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 11:20 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 11:20 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraFri 10:20 AM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmWest-southwest WSW
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