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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 156° 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"1036.45 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.44 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 01' South, Longitude: 120° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.82 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.8 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' 33.1"992.69 miwest0° 11' 04.6"12.69 minorth992.97 mi
24 hours12° 51' 40.2"882.98 mieast4° 34' 35.7"314.47 minorth940.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:40 PM490 km304 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaFri 12:40 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaFri 11:40 AM939 km583 miles507 nmSouth S
ArawaFri 11:40 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:40 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:40 PM1422 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 11:40 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 1:40 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaFri 11:40 AM1728 km1073 miles933 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraFri 10:40 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmWest-southwest WSW
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