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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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.44 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 992.0 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"991.77 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.81 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° 20' South, Longitude: 27° 22' 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' 31.9"995.48 miwest0° 11' 08.6"12.76 misouth995.35 mi
24 hours12° 01' 50.3"825.45 mieast4° 16' 35.5"293.93 misouth871.77 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 AM834 km518 miles450 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 12:58 PM1091 km678 miles589 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyFri 11:58 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 11:58 AM1151 km715 miles622 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 12:58 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 12:58 PM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmSouth S
Canberra *Fri 12:58 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraFri 10:58 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 11:28 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 1:58 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
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