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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, March 1, 2013 at 2:08:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 151° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 kilometres/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.66 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.68 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° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 440.53 meters/second, 1585.9 kilometres/hour, 985.4 miles/hour or 856.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 00.4"985.25 miWest0° 10' 27.9"11.99 miSouth985.05 mi
24 hours12° 38' 59.5"860.54 miEast3° 53' 39.6"267.70 miSouth895.43 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RabaulFri 12:08 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukaFri 12:08 PM461 km286 miles249 nmEast-northeast ENE
LaeFri 12:08 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaFri 12:08 PM516 km321 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE
GizoFri 1:08 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast E
Mount HagenFri 12:08 PM782 km486 miles422 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 12:08 PM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmWest-northwest WNW

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