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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' North, Longitude: 146° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 463.33 meters/second, 1668.0 kilometres/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1036.44 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.43 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.5"26.83 miNorth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' South, Longitude: 111° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 kilometres/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 34.3"992.97 miWest0° 11' 06.2"12.72 miNorth993.24 mi
24 hours12° 51' 16.9"882.77 miEast4° 35' 00.9"314.95 miNorth940.39 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoFri 12:20 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 11:20 AM866 km538 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenFri 12:20 PM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaFri 12:20 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 12:20 PM1370 km852 miles740 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 1:20 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmEast-northeast ENE
MelekeokFri 11:20 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 11:20 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 1:20 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 12:20 PM2194 km1363 miles1185 nmSouth S

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