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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 Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 02' South, Longitude: 144° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.35 meters/second, 1660.9 km/hour, 1032.0 miles/hour or 896.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1032.06 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 minorth1032.07 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.3"3.93 miwest0° 23' 13.5"26.60 minorth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' South, Longitude: 54° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.78 meters/second, 1504.0 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.58 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.58 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.3"934.32 miwest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 misouth934.29 mi
24 hours14° 06' 10.6"914.29 mieast0° 25' 39.7"29.43 minorth916.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenTue 12:34 PM24 km15 miles13 nmNortheast NE
LaeTue 12:34 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM509 km316 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM540 km335 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 12:34 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmSouth S
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraTue 1:34 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokTue 11:34 AM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorthwest NW
DiliTue 11:34 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmWest W
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