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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, April 12, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 42' North, Longitude: 141° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.61 meters/second, 1651.0 km/hour, 1025.9 miles/hour or 891.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.81 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1025.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 49.3"4.36 miwest0° 21' 49.9"25.01 minorth25.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' North, Longitude: 160° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.03 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.11 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.5"966.19 miwest0° 06' 43.4"7.71 minorth965.96 mi
24 hours11° 34' 40.5"770.48 mieast2° 18' 25.5"158.65 minorth782.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaFri 12:34 PM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MelekeokFri 11:34 AM792 km492 miles428 nmWest W
SaipanFri 12:34 PM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 11:34 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:34 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoFri 10:34 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmWest W
PalikirFri 1:34 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmEast E
General SantosFri 10:34 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
ManadoFri 10:34 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 12:34 PM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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