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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 2:14:00 AM.

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

Moon symbol = 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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' South, Longitude: 148° 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"1036.03 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.04 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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 45' North, Longitude: 150° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 448.77 meters/second, 1615.6 kilometres/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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' 06.3"1003.78 miWest0° 11' 36.1"13.28 miNorth1003.82 mi
24 hours11° 28' 52.8"793.81 miEast4° 30' 52.8"310.21 miNorth850.62 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
RabaulTue 12:14 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeTue 12:14 PM438 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenTue 12:14 PM595 km370 miles321 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaTue 12:14 PM677 km421 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:14 PM707 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaTue 12:14 PM802 km498 miles433 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 11:14 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest W
GizoTue 1:14 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 1:14 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 1:14 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmNortheast NE

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