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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 2:30:00 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).

= 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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' North, Longitude: 143° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 463.33 meters/second, 1668.0 kilometres/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 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' 25.4"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 is currently 443.97 meters/second, 1598.3 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' 34.5"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:30 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColoniaFri 12:30 PM963 km599 miles520 nmNorthwest NW
Mount HagenFri 12:30 PM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
WenoFri 12:30 PM1023 km636 miles553 nmEast-northeast ENE
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

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