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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

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:30:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 2° 55' North, Longitude: 143° 48' 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"17.27 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' 25.4"26.83 miNorth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 51' South, Longitude: 108° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.97 meters/second, 1598.3 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' 34.5"993.04 miWest0° 11' 06.7"12.73 miNorth993.31 mi
24 hours12° 51' 11.2"882.72 miEast4° 35' 07.2"315.07 miNorth940.36 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 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokFri 11:30 AM1137 km706 miles614 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariFri 11:30 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 12:30 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 12:30 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirFri 1:30 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoFri 10:30 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmWest W
CairnsFri 12:30 PM2204 km1370 miles1190 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 12:00 Noon2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraFri 1:30 PM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmSoutheast SE

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