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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 3:04:00 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 03:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' South, Longitude: 136° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 463.16 meters/second, 1667.4 kilometres/hour, 1036.1 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"1036.04 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.05 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 Latitude: 1° 54' North, Longitude: 138° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.4 kilometres/hour, 1003.8 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' 07.3"1003.71 miWest0° 11' 35.1"13.27 miNorth1003.74 mi
24 hours11° 28' 35.4"793.40 miEast4° 30' 15.6"309.50 miNorth849.91 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
ManokwariTue 12:04 PM377 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraTue 12:04 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast E
Mount HagenTue 1:04 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
AmbonTue 12:04 PM920 km572 miles497 nmWest W
DarwinTue 12:34 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokTue 12:04 PM1210 km752 miles654 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:04 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 1:04 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManadoTue 11:04 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloTue 11:04 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmWest-northwest WNW

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