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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

UTC time = Monday, March 4, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 144° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.01 meters/second, 1659.7 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"1031.22 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miNorth1031.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.1"3.80 miWest0° 23' 08.5"26.50 miNorth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' South, Longitude: 40° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.33 meters/second, 1513.2 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' 14.6"939.95 miWest0° 03' 39.6"4.20 miSouth939.78 mi
24 hours14° 01' 26.0"914.10 miEast0° 51' 49.0"59.41 miSouth913.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenMon 12:34 PM66 km41 miles36 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 12:34 PM284 km176 miles153 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:34 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraMon 11:34 AM596 km371 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:34 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:34 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraMon 1:34 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 11:34 AM1886 km1172 miles1018 nmNorthwest NW
DiliMon 11:34 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmWest W

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