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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 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 155° 57' 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 minorth1036.13 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 26' South, Longitude: 133° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.04 meters/second, 1609.4 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' 08.0"1000.00 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.41 minorth1000.16 mi
24 hours12° 40' 01.5"875.47 mieast4° 40' 52.7"321.67 minorth933.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 12:40 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoloniaSat 12:40 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaSat 11:40 AM975 km606 miles526 nmSouth S
YarenSat 1:40 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraSat 12:40 PM1475 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 11:40 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbySat 11:40 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSat 1:40 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraSat 10:40 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 1:40 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast E
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