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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 = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 2:34:00 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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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° 49' 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"1036.76 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1036.77 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° 24' 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"988.14 miWest0° 09' 36.6"11.01 miNorth987.94 mi
24 hours11° 24' 21.0"775.94 miEast3° 32' 46.3"243.76 miNorth808.64 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 AM346 km215 miles187 nmWest W
Mount HagenThu 12:34 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSouth S
LaeThu 12:34 PM585 km363 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyThu 12:34 PM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariThu 11:34 AM1101 km684 miles594 nmWest W
MelekeokThu 11:34 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsThu 12:34 PM1609 km999 miles869 nmSouth S
HagåtñaThu 12:34 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 12:04 PM1805 km1121 miles975 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirThu 1:34 PM1905 km1184 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE

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