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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 55' North
Longitude: 143° 31' 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 minorth1036.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.4"26.83 minorth27.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 51' South
Longitude: 108° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.98 meters/second, 1598.3 km/hour, 993.2 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' 34.7"993.12 miwest0° 11' 06.7"12.73 minorth993.39 mi
24 hours12° 51' 10.6"882.77 mieast4° 35' 07.9"315.11 minorth940.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:30 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokFri 11:30 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 11:30 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 12:30 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 12:30 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 1:30 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoFri 10:30 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmWest W
DarwinFri 12:00 Noon2204 km1370 miles1190 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 12:30 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:30 PM2277 km1415 miles1230 nmSoutheast SE
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