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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 24, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 151° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.76 meters/second, 1669.6 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.48 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1037.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miwest0° 23' 36.1"27.03 minorth27.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 18' North, Longitude: 165° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.56 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.5"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 33.6"987.64 miwest0° 09' 40.8"11.09 minorth987.42 mi
24 hours10° 41' 21.0"725.14 mieast3° 36' 51.0"248.47 minorth761.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirSat 12:58 PM925 km575 miles499 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 11:58 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraSat 10:58 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySat 11:58 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSat 12:58 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 11:58 AM1533 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 1:58 PM1699 km1055 miles917 nmEast E
ManokwariSat 10:58 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 10:58 AM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 11:58 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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