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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 2:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' South, Longitude: 141° 56' 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"1031.23 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miNorth1031.24 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.2"3.80 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° 26' 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' 14.2"939.89 miWest0° 03' 38.3"4.17 miSouth939.72 mi
24 hours14° 01' 31.3"914.14 miEast0° 51' 17.4"58.80 miSouth913.57 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 PM261 km162 miles141 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LaeMon 12:44 PM559 km348 miles302 nmEast E
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariMon 11:44 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:14 PM1390 km863 miles750 nmWest-southwest WSW
MelekeokMon 11:44 AM1740 km1081 miles939 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:44 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 1:44 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmEast E

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