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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 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 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"1036.52 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.5"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 118° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.85 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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' 33.6"992.84 miwest0° 11' 05.0"12.70 minorth993.11 mi
24 hours12° 51' 33.7"882.99 mieast4° 34' 42.8"314.63 minorth940.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirFri 12:50 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 11:50 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyFri 11:50 AM1536 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 1:50 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraFri 12:50 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 10:50 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 1:50 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokFri 10:50 AM2156 km1339 miles1164 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaFri 1:50 PM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmEast E
ManokwariFri 10:50 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmWest W
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