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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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 146° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.01 meters/second, 1659.6 km/hour, 1031.3 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"1031.29 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 minorth1031.31 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.1"3.80 miwest0° 23' 08.4"26.51 minorth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 42° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.36 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"15.67 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.8"940.08 miwest0° 03' 40.7"4.22 misouth939.91 mi
24 hours14° 01' 21.2"914.13 mieast0° 52' 17.1"59.95 misouth913.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeMon 12:24 PM50 km31 miles27 nmSoutheast SE
Mount HagenMon 12:24 PM276 km172 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 11:24 AM788 km490 miles425 nmWest-northwest WNW
BukaMon 12:24 PM894 km555 miles483 nmEast E
ArawaMon 12:24 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast E
CairnsMon 12:24 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmSouth S
HoniaraMon 1:24 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 11:24 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1860 km1156 miles1005 nmWest-southwest WSW
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