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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 02:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' North, Longitude: 146° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.33 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 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"1036.51 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' South, Longitude: 111° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.95 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 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' 34.3"993.05 miwest0° 11' 06.3"12.72 minorth993.32 mi
24 hours12° 51' 16.3"882.83 mieast4° 35' 01.6"314.99 minorth940.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:20 AM844 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaFri 12:20 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmNorth N
MelekeokFri 11:20 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 12:20 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:20 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 1:20 PM1418 km881 miles765 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 1:20 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 12:20 PM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmSouth S
YarenFri 2:20 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmEast E
ManadoFri 10:20 AM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmWest W
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