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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 18' South
Longitude: 143° 40' 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"1036.11 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.4"4.63 miwest0° 23' 38.0"27.07 minorth27.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 49' North
Longitude: 145° 15' 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' 06.8"1003.82 miwest0° 11' 35.6"13.28 minorth1003.86 mi
24 hours11° 28' 45.4"793.69 mieast4° 30' 37.2"309.94 minorth850.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM340 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
LaeTue 12:34 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 12:34 PM1524 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
MelekeokTue 11:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSouthwest SW
Guam (Hagåtña)Tue 12:34 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNorth N
HoniaraTue 1:34 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirTue 1:34 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNortheast NE
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