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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 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 55' North, Longitude: 141° 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 minorth1036.50 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 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 49' South, Longitude: 106° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.01 meters/second, 1598.4 km/hour, 993.2 miles/hour or 863.1 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' 34.9"993.19 miwest0° 11' 07.1"12.73 minorth993.46 mi
24 hours12° 51' 04.7"882.72 mieast4° 35' 14.1"315.22 minorth940.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:40 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 11:40 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariFri 11:40 AM880 km547 miles475 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 12:40 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 12:40 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoFri 10:40 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosFri 10:40 AM1794 km1115 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoFri 10:40 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmWest W
PalikirFri 1:40 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 12:10 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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