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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 07' South
Longitude: 145° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.61 meters/second, 1669.0 km/hour, 1037.1 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"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.13 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.1"4.86 miwest0° 23' 42.4"27.15 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 58' North
Longitude: 178° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.25 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.8"975.03 miwest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 minorth974.79 mi
24 hours11° 28' 20.2"770.23 mieast2° 50' 52.9"195.84 minorth789.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenFri 12:24 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeFri 12:24 PM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 11:24 AM587 km365 miles317 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:24 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:24 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest W
CairnsFri 12:24 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSouth S
MelekeokFri 11:24 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirFri 1:24 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaFri 12:24 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth N
HoniaraFri 1:24 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-southeast ESE
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