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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 07' South
Longitude: 143° 28' 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 59' North
Longitude: 179° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.89 meters/second, 1569.2 km/hour, 975.1 miles/hour or 847.3 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' 24.7"974.93 miwest0° 07' 59.7"9.16 minorth974.69 mi
24 hours348° 31' 37.8"770.19 miwest2° 50' 34.0"195.47 minorth789.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:34 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest W
Mount HagenFri 12:34 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeFri 12:34 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 12:34 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:34 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest W
MelekeokFri 11:34 AM1448 km899 miles782 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 12:34 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 12:34 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNorth N
DarwinFri 12:04 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirFri 1:34 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmEast-northeast ENE
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