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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° 26' 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"1025.88 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1025.86 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° 09' 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"966.25 miwest0° 06' 43.3"7.71 minorth966.01 mi
24 hours11° 34' 40.7"770.54 mieast2° 18' 23.1"158.62 minorth782.17 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 PM640 km398 miles346 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokFri 11:34 AM762 km474 miles412 nmWest W
SaipanFri 12:34 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraFri 11:34 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmSouth S
ManokwariFri 11:34 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoFri 10:34 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest W
General SantosFri 10:34 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
PalikirFri 1:34 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast E
ManadoFri 10:34 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 12:34 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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