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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 = Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:24:00 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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 07' South, Longitude: 146° 15' 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"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.05 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.06 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 Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 177° 47' 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"974.97 miWest0° 08' 00.6"9.18 miNorth974.73 mi
24 hours11° 28' 19.8"770.18 miEast2° 50' 55.1"195.86 miNorth789.77 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 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeFri 12:24 PM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 11:24 AM618 km384 miles334 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:24 PM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth S
BukaFri 12:24 PM1005 km624 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManokwariFri 11:24 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest W
CairnsFri 12:24 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmSouth S
PalikirFri 1:24 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokFri 11:24 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNorthwest NW
HoniaraFri 1:24 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE

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