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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 Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' South, Longitude: 143° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.72 meters/second, 1669.4 km/hour, 1037.3 miles/hour or 901.4 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' 10.6"1037.30 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.5"4.93 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.16 minorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 168° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.4"961.42 miwest0° 06' 05.8"6.99 minorth961.19 mi
24 hours11° 33' 25.3"765.29 mieast2° 02' 29.7"140.41 minorth773.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraSat 11:34 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenSat 12:34 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
LaeSat 12:34 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 12:34 PM939 km584 miles507 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:34 AM1074 km667 miles580 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 11:34 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaSat 12:34 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 12:34 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 12:04 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 1:34 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
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