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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 Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 161° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.17 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 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"1036.08 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 21.9"26.76 minorth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' South, Longitude: 138° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.02 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.5"999.87 miwest0° 11' 42.1"13.40 minorth1000.03 mi
24 hours12° 40' 09.5"875.52 mieast4° 40' 55.2"321.69 minorth933.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 12:20 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
KoloniaSat 12:20 PM527 km327 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
YarenSat 1:20 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 1:20 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 1:20 PM1325 km823 miles716 nmEast E
HoniaraSat 12:20 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 1:20 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbySat 11:20 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaSat 11:20 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSat 10:20 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest-southwest WSW
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