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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° 24' 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"1037.37 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.38 mi
24 hours0° 04' 16.5"4.93 miwest0° 23' 43.1"27.17 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° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.90 meters/second, 1547.6 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"961.48 miwest0° 06' 05.7"6.99 minorth961.24 mi
24 hours11° 33' 25.5"765.34 mieast2° 02' 27.5"140.37 minorth773.89 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 AM313 km194 miles169 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mount HagenSat 12:34 PM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LaeSat 12:34 PM683 km424 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 12:34 PM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSat 11:34 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest W
MelekeokSat 11:34 AM1410 km876 miles762 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaSat 12:34 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 12:34 PM1702 km1057 miles919 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 12:04 PM1825 km1134 miles985 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSat 1:34 PM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmEast-northeast ENE
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