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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, February 1, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 153° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.44 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.0"991.70 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.74 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.4"2.10 mieast0° 17' 13.4"19.74 minorth19.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 27° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.06 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.0"995.42 miwest0° 11' 08.6"12.76 misouth995.29 mi
24 hours12° 01' 48.8"825.37 mieast4° 16' 36.5"293.93 misouth871.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 11:58 AM864 km537 miles467 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 12:58 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 11:58 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 11:58 AM1153 km716 miles623 nmSouth S
NoumeaFri 12:58 PM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 12:58 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 12:58 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth S
Canberra *Fri 12:58 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 10:58 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 11:28 AM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmWest-southwest WSW
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