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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 48' South
Longitude: 140° 05' 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"1036.59 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.1"4.76 miwest0° 23' 39.7"27.10 minorth27.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 31' South
Longitude: 21° 39' 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"933.47 miwest0° 05' 03.6"5.80 misouth933.23 mi
24 hours14° 14' 01.0"922.22 mieast1° 21' 26.7"93.39 misouth922.78 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 AM75 km46 miles40 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariTue 11:48 AM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeTue 12:48 PM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:48 PM1076 km668 miles581 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokTue 11:48 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinTue 12:18 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 12:48 PM1681 km1044 miles908 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliTue 11:48 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoTue 10:48 AM1762 km1095 miles952 nmWest-northwest WNW
Guam (Hagåtña)Tue 12:48 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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