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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 2:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 18' 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 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 50' South, Longitude: 106° 30' 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"993.11 miWest0° 11' 07.1"12.73 miNorth993.38 mi
24 hours12° 51' 05.4"882.67 miEast4° 35' 13.4"315.19 miNorth940.33 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 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 11:40 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariFri 11:40 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 12:40 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyFri 12:40 PM1515 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavaoFri 10:40 AM1799 km1118 miles972 nmWest-northwest WNW
General SantosFri 10:40 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoFri 10:40 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest W
PalikirFri 1:40 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
DarwinFri 12:10 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouthwest SW

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