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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 = Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 3:14:00 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 Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 54' South, Longitude: 133° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 463.33 meters/second, 1668.0 kilometres/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 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' 10.1"1036.43 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.44 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.8"4.72 miWest0° 23' 39.9"27.10 miNorth27.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' North, Longitude: 147° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 446.34 meters/second, 1606.8 kilometres/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 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' 31.5"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.5"998.32 miWest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 miNorth998.22 mi
24 hours11° 23' 42.9"783.26 miEast4° 06' 02.8"281.82 miNorth828.81 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
ManokwariWed 12:14 PM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth N
AmbonWed 12:14 PM640 km398 miles346 nmWest W
JayapuraWed 12:14 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast E
SofifiWed 12:14 PM810 km504 miles438 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateWed 12:14 PM830 km516 miles448 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinWed 12:44 PM1110 km690 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliWed 12:14 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoWed 11:14 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokWed 12:14 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth N
GorontaloWed 11:14 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmWest-northwest WNW

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