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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° 57' 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"1036.02 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 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"1003.81 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaTue 11:50 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
ArawaTue 11:50 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GizoTue 12:50 PM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 12:50 PM874 km543 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
LaeTue 11:50 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 11:50 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 12:50 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 1:50 PM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraTue 10:50 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmWest W
CairnsTue 11:50 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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