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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

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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° 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"4.64 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° 59' North, Longitude: 133° 09' 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"1003.75 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 minorth1003.78 mi
24 hours11° 28' 28.3"793.29 mieast4° 29' 59.6"309.22 minorth849.66 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 PM336 km208 miles181 nmWest W
ManokwariTue 12:24 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNortheast NE
SofifiTue 12:24 PM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
TernateTue 12:24 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauTue 12:24 PM775 km482 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
DiliTue 12:24 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
SameTue 12:24 PM879 km546 miles475 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoTue 11:24 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiTue 12:24 PM934 km580 miles504 nmSouthwest SW
KendariTue 11:24 AM964 km599 miles520 nmWest W
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