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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 17' North
Longitude: 158° 27' 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"1036.14 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.14 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.17 miwest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 minorth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 28' South
Longitude: 135° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.7"999.97 miwest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 minorth1000.13 mi
24 hours12° 40' 05.3"875.52 mieast4° 40' 54.0"321.69 minorth933.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 12:30 PM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth N
KoloniaSat 12:30 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNorth N
YarenSat 1:30 PM1032 km642 miles557 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmSouth S
MajuroSat 1:30 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaSat 1:30 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmEast E
HagåtñaSat 11:30 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSat 1:30 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraSat 10:30 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmWest-southwest WSW
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