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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 = Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 2:48:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 48' South, Longitude: 140° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.37 meters/second, 1668.1 km/hour, 1036.5 miles/hour or 900.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1036.52 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.1"4.76 miWest0° 23' 39.7"27.10 miNorth27.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' South, Longitude: 21° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.42 meters/second, 1502.7 km/hour, 933.7 miles/hour or 811.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.56 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.5"933.42 miWest0° 05' 03.8"5.80 miSouth933.18 mi
24 hours14° 14' 01.0"922.17 miEast1° 21' 30.6"93.46 miSouth922.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:48 AM48 km30 miles26 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenTue 12:48 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:48 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeTue 12:48 PM853 km530 miles461 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:48 PM1053 km654 miles569 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 11:48 AM1306 km812 miles705 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinTue 12:18 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 12:48 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliTue 11:48 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoTue 10:48 AM1792 km1114 miles968 nmWest-northwest WNW

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