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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 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 54' North
Longitude: 158° 31' 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 02' South
Longitude: 123° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.79 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.9"992.70 miwest0° 11' 04.2"12.68 minorth992.97 mi
24 hours12° 51' 45.3"883.09 mieast4° 34' 29.9"314.38 minorth940.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:30 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
KoloniaFri 12:30 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth N
YarenFri 1:30 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:30 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth S
MajuroFri 1:30 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaFri 1:30 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 11:30 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 11:30 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorthwest NW
Wake IslandFri 1:30 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 10:30 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmWest-southwest WSW
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