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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 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 17' South
Longitude: 133° 40' 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"4.64 miwest0° 23' 38.0"27.07 minorth27.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 57' North
Longitude: 135° 34' 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' 07.6"1003.77 miwest0° 11' 34.8"13.26 minorth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 28' 31.7"793.37 mieast4° 30' 07.3"309.36 minorth849.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariTue 12:14 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
AmbonTue 12:14 PM612 km380 miles330 nmWest W
JayapuraTue 12:14 PM786 km489 miles425 nmEast E
SofifiTue 12:14 PM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateTue 12:14 PM833 km518 miles450 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauTue 12:14 PM983 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 12:44 PM1062 km660 miles573 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliTue 12:14 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoTue 11:14 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokTue 12:14 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmNorth N
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