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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 03:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 08' South
Longitude: 136° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.2"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 40' North
Longitude: 129° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.90 meters/second, 1522.4 km/hour, 946.0 miles/hour or 822.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.2"945.78 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 misouth945.92 mi
24 hours11° 31' 08.2"750.48 mieast1° 31' 20.1"104.71 misouth761.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariWed 12:02 PM242 km150 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraWed 12:02 PM577 km358 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 12:02 PM860 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
SofifiWed 12:02 PM957 km594 miles516 nmWest W
AmbonWed 12:02 PM966 km600 miles522 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateWed 12:02 PM977 km607 miles527 nmWest W
ManadoWed 11:02 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest W
DavaoWed 11:02 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNorthwest NW
GorontaloWed 11:02 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmWest W
DarwinWed 12:32 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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