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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

UTC time = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 3:24:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' South, Longitude: 131° 27' 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"1036.05 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.06 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 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 58' North, Longitude: 133° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.72 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 07.7"1003.68 miWest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 miNorth1003.71 mi
24 hours11° 28' 28.5"793.24 miEast4° 30' 00.4"309.21 miNorth849.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonTue 12:24 PM366 km228 miles198 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 12:24 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNortheast NE
SofifiTue 12:24 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorthwest NW
TernateTue 12:24 PM638 km397 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauTue 12:24 PM796 km495 miles430 nmSouthwest SW
DiliTue 12:24 PM873 km543 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
SameTue 12:24 PM901 km560 miles487 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoTue 11:24 AM906 km563 miles489 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiTue 12:24 PM956 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
KendariTue 11:24 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W

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