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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 08' South, Longitude: 158° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.60 meters/second, 1669.0 km/hour, 1037.0 miles/hour or 901.2 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' 10.4"1037.04 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.9"4.86 miwest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' North, Longitude: 165° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.15 meters/second, 1570.2 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.3"975.45 miwest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 minorth975.21 mi
24 hours11° 28' 09.6"770.36 mieast2° 52' 29.6"197.66 minorth790.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaFri 11:34 AM575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
BukaFri 11:34 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
GizoFri 12:34 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraFri 12:34 PM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth S
YarenFri 1:34 PM926 km575 miles500 nmEast E
PalikirFri 12:34 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyFri 11:34 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 1:34 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroFri 1:34 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraFri 10:34 AM2008 km1247 miles1084 nmWest W
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