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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' South, Longitude: 154° 57' East

The ground speed is currently 463.15 meters/second, 1667.3 kilometres/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1036.02 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.03 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.3"4.63 miWest0° 23' 37.9"27.06 miNorth27.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 40' North, Longitude: 156° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 kilometres/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"1003.81 miWest0° 11' 36.5"13.29 miNorth1003.85 mi
24 hours11° 29' 01.4"794.00 miEast4° 31' 10.4"310.55 miNorth850.96 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaTue 11:50 AM237 km147 miles128 nm S
RabaulTue 11:50 AM325 km202 miles176 nm WSW
ArawaTue 11:50 AM330 km205 miles178 nm SSE
GizoTue 12:50 PM570 km354 miles308 nm SSE
HoniaraTue 12:50 PM874 km543 miles472 nm SE
LaeTue 11:50 AM961 km597 miles519 nm WSW
Port MoresbyTue 11:50 AM1095 km680 miles591 nm SW
PalikirTue 12:50 PM1186 km737 miles640 nm NNE
YarenTue 1:50 PM1366 km849 miles738 nm ENE
JayapuraTue 10:50 AM1586 km986 miles857 nm W