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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 141° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.02 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"1031.30 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 minorth1031.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.2"3.81 miwest0° 23' 08.5"26.51 minorth26.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 4, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 38° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 14.1"939.94 miwest0° 03' 38.1"4.17 misouth939.78 mi
24 hours14° 01' 31.9"914.21 mieast0° 51' 13.8"58.74 misouth913.64 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 12:44 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 12:44 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM696 km432 miles376 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 11:44 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM1246 km774 miles673 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:14 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 11:44 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:44 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 1:44 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmEast E
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