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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 54' South
Longitude: 133° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.33 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.1"1036.51 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.52 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 27' North
Longitude: 147° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.33 meters/second, 1606.8 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"998.39 miwest0° 10' 48.6"12.38 minorth998.28 mi
24 hours11° 23' 42.7"783.30 mieast4° 06' 01.4"281.81 minorth828.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariWed 12:14 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AmbonWed 12:14 PM609 km379 miles329 nmWest W
SofifiWed 12:14 PM784 km487 miles423 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraWed 12:14 PM791 km491 miles427 nmEast E
TernateWed 12:14 PM804 km499 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauWed 12:14 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmSouthwest SW
DiliWed 12:14 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoWed 11:14 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinWed 12:44 PM1101 km684 miles595 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokWed 12:14 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth N
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