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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 = Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 2:34:00 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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 144° 30' East

The ground speed is currently 460.66 meters/second, 1658.4 kilometres/hour, 1030.5 miles/hour or 895.4 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"17.17 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.17 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1030.42 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miNorth1030.43 mi
24 hours0° 03' 12.6"3.68 miWest0° 23' 03.0"26.40 miNorth26.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 30' South, Longitude: 27° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 kilometres/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 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' 26.3"15.88 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.3"952.56 miWest0° 06' 29.5"7.44 miSouth952.30 mi
24 hours13° 41' 43.0"903.55 miEast2° 04' 10.9"142.35 miSouth909.41 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
Mount HagenSun 12:34 PM108 km67 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeSun 12:34 PM276 km171 miles149 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 12:34 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSun 11:34 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 12:34 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 11:34 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSun 12:04 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 1:34 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast E
MelekeokSun 11:34 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 11:34 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmWest W

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