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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 12, 2013 at 01:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' South, Longitude: 154° 41' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1036.10 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.3"4.63 miwest0° 23' 37.9"27.07 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: 155° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.78 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1003.88 miwest0° 11' 36.5"13.29 minorth1003.92 mi
24 hours11° 29' 01.0"794.05 mieast4° 31' 09.7"310.55 minorth851.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaTue 11:50 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
ArawaTue 11:50 AM337 km210 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoTue 12:50 PM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 12:50 PM894 km555 miles483 nmSoutheast SE
LaeTue 11:50 AM933 km580 miles504 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 11:50 AM1071 km665 miles578 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 12:50 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 1:50 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraTue 10:50 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmWest W
CairnsTue 11:50 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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