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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 07' South, Longitude: 141° 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"1037.06 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 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' North, Longitude: 177° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.85 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 24.6"974.78 miwest0° 07' 59.2"9.15 minorth974.54 mi
24 hours348° 31' 35.9"770.10 miwest2° 50' 17.1"195.14 minorth789.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraFri 11:44 AM77 km48 miles41 nmSouthwest SW
Mount HagenFri 12:44 PM530 km330 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 11:44 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest W
LaeFri 12:44 PM817 km507 miles441 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 12:44 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 11:44 AM1293 km803 miles698 nmNorthwest NW
DarwinFri 12:14 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 12:44 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 12:44 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoFri 10:44 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest-northwest WNW
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