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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 Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 144° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.66 meters/second, 1658.4 km/hour, 1030.5 miles/hour or 895.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.9"1030.49 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 minorth1030.51 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: 26° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.95 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"952.61 miwest0° 06' 29.4"7.44 misouth952.36 mi
24 hours13° 41' 44.2"903.63 mieast2° 04' 07.8"142.30 misouth909.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSun 12:34 PM104 km65 miles56 nmNorth N
LaeSun 12:34 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 12:34 PM440 km273 miles237 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraSun 11:34 AM611 km380 miles330 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 12:34 PM1132 km704 miles611 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 11:34 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinSun 12:04 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraSun 1:34 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
MelekeokSun 11:34 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 11:34 AM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmWest W
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