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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 Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 26' South, Longitude: 159° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.00 meters/second, 1659.6 km/hour, 1031.2 miles/hour or 896.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1031.26 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 minorth1031.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.9"3.80 miwest0° 23' 08.2"26.50 minorth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' South, Longitude: 54° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.51 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.7"940.41 miwest0° 03' 47.1"4.34 misouth940.24 mi
24 hours14° 00' 53.6"913.93 mieast0° 54' 55.2"62.97 misouth913.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GizoMon 12:34 PM316 km196 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraMon 12:34 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaMon 11:34 AM399 km248 miles215 nmWest W
BukaMon 11:34 AM509 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 1:34 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 12:34 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth N
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaMon 1:34 PM1766 km1097 miles953 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmSouthwest SW
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