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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 Friday, March 1, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' South, Longitude: 150° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1028.73 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.7"3.40 miwest0° 22' 50.9"26.17 minorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' South, Longitude: 7° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 km/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.3"985.31 miwest0° 10' 27.9"11.99 misouth985.11 mi
24 hours12° 39' 01.0"860.62 mieast3° 53' 37.9"267.68 misouth895.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 12:08 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM450 km280 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaFri 12:08 PM488 km303 miles263 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArawaFri 12:08 PM546 km339 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoFri 1:08 PM667 km415 miles360 nmEast E
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1027 km638 miles555 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 12:08 PM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirFri 1:08 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenFri 2:08 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
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