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Day and Night World Map

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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 05' South
Longitude: 151° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.45 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"991.78 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.82 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.3"2.10 mieast0° 17' 13.5"19.74 minorth19.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 21' South
Longitude: 24° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.02 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 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' 30.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.4"995.40 miwest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 misouth995.27 mi
24 hours12° 02' 03.5"825.65 mieast4° 16' 25.0"293.73 misouth871.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 12:08 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 1:08 PM1829 km1136 miles988 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 1:08 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 1:08 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 11:38 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmWest W
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