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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 31' South, Longitude: 143° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.48 meters/second, 1668.5 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 900.9 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' 10.2"1036.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 09.4"4.79 miwest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 minorth27.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 168° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.6"988.20 miwest0° 09' 36.5"11.01 minorth988.00 mi
24 hours11° 24' 21.1"775.99 mieast3° 32' 44.5"243.74 minorth808.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 11:34 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
Mount HagenThu 12:34 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeThu 12:34 PM604 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 12:34 PM867 km539 miles468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariThu 11:34 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest W
MelekeokThu 11:34 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 12:34 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 12:34 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 12:04 PM1781 km1106 miles961 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 1:34 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-northeast ENE
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