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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' South, Longitude: 148° 40' 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 minorth1036.11 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' North, Longitude: 150° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.77 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 06.3"1003.85 miwest0° 11' 36.0"13.29 minorth1003.89 mi
24 hours11° 28' 52.4"793.85 mieast4° 30' 52.1"310.22 minorth850.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeTue 12:14 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenTue 12:14 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:14 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukaTue 12:14 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaTue 12:14 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM890 km553 miles481 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 1:14 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsTue 12:14 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 1:14 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariTue 11:14 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest W
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