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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 17' South
Longitude: 136° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.16 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 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"1036.12 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.5"4.63 miwest0° 23' 38.0"27.07 minorth27.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 03:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 55' North
Longitude: 137° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.73 meters/second, 1615.4 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' 07.3"1003.78 miwest0° 11' 35.0"13.27 minorth1003.81 mi
24 hours11° 28' 35.1"793.45 mieast4° 30' 14.8"309.51 minorth849.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariTue 12:04 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraTue 12:04 PM511 km317 miles276 nmEast E
AmbonTue 12:04 PM889 km553 miles480 nmWest W
DarwinTue 12:34 PM1172 km728 miles633 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 12:04 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:04 PM1309 km814 miles707 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoTue 11:04 AM1367 km850 miles738 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyTue 1:04 PM1396 km867 miles754 nmEast-southeast ESE
GorontaloTue 11:04 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavaoTue 11:04 AM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorthwest NW
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