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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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 18' South, Longitude: 143° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.15 meters/second, 1667.4 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"1036.04 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.4"4.63 miwest0° 23' 38.0"27.06 minorth27.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 49' North, Longitude: 145° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 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' 06.6"1003.76 miwest0° 11' 35.7"13.28 minorth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 28' 45.8"793.64 mieast4° 30' 38.0"309.93 minorth850.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenTue 12:34 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM371 km230 miles200 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeTue 12:34 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 12:34 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth S
MelekeokTue 11:34 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmSouthwest SW
HagåtñaTue 12:34 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
HoniaraTue 1:34 PM1895 km1178 miles1023 nmEast-southeast ESE
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