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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 02:00:00.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 02:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 20' South, Longitude: 151° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.9"5.13 miWest0° 23' 42.3"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 25' North, Longitude: 39° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 kilometres/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.43 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.3"985.49 miWest0° 12' 46.0"14.62 miSouth985.90 mi
24 hours13° 11' 31.1"900.22 miEast5° 19' 01.8"365.38 miSouth976.74 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
RabaulWed 12:00 noon429 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
BukaWed 1:00 pm642 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArawaWed 1:00 pm768 km477 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WenoWed 12:00 noon860 km535 miles465 nmNorth N
LaeWed 12:00 noon896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
GizoWed 1:00 pm1019 km633 miles550 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 1:00 pm1059 km658 miles572 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyWed 12:00 noon1138 km707 miles614 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraWed 11:00 am1272 km791 miles687 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraWed 1:00 pm1344 km835 miles726 nmSoutheast SE

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