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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 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 06' South
Longitude: 128° 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"1037.14 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.3"4.86 miwest0° 23' 42.5"27.15 minorth27.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 07' North
Longitude: 165° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.64 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.24 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.4"974.36 miwest0° 07' 55.4"9.08 minorth974.12 mi
24 hours11° 28' 34.6"769.97 mieast2° 48' 39.9"193.30 minorth788.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AmbonFri 12:34 PM179 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
SofifiFri 12:34 PM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TernateFri 12:34 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManadoFri 11:34 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariFri 12:34 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-northeast ENE
GorontaloFri 11:34 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
KendariFri 11:34 AM693 km430 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
BaucauFri 12:34 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 12:34 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SameFri 12:34 PM825 km513 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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