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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 = Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 1:58:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 152° 04' 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"1037.41 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1037.41 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miWest0° 23' 36.2"27.03 miNorth27.52 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° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.8 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"987.58 miWest0° 09' 40.9"11.09 miNorth987.36 mi
24 hours10° 41' 20.3"725.08 miEast3° 36' 52.7"248.48 miNorth761.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaSat 11:58 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 12:58 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNortheast NE
ArawaSat 11:58 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 11:58 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraSat 10:58 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSat 12:58 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSat 11:58 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YarenSat 1:58 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmEast E
ManokwariSat 10:58 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 10:58 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest-northwest WNW

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