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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: 140° 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 minorth1037.14 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° 07' 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"974.84 miwest0° 07' 59.0"9.15 minorth974.60 mi
24 hours348° 31' 35.7"770.15 miwest2° 50' 15.1"195.11 minorth789.57 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 AM56 km34 miles30 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenFri 12:44 PM550 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariFri 11:44 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest W
LaeFri 12:44 PM841 km523 miles454 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyFri 12:44 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokFri 11:44 AM1275 km792 miles689 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 12:14 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsFri 12:44 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaFri 12:44 PM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoFri 10:44 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW
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