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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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' North, Longitude: 143° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.16 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"1036.13 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.6"5.17 miwest0° 23' 21.7"26.76 minorth27.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 16' South, Longitude: 121° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.10 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 08.9"1000.13 miwest0° 11' 42.8"13.41 minorth1000.29 mi
24 hours12° 39' 42.6"875.21 mieast4° 40' 46.2"321.54 minorth932.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:30 AM714 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokSat 11:30 AM1082 km672 miles584 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaSat 12:30 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmNorth N
ManokwariSat 11:30 AM1141 km709 miles616 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 12:30 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 1:30 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoSat 10:30 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmWest W
DarwinSat 12:00 Noon2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 12:30 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 1:30 PM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmSoutheast SE
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