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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

UTC time = Friday, February 1, 2013 at 2:08:00 AM.

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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 151° 23' 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"991.71 miWest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 miNorth991.75 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.3"2.10 miEast0° 17' 13.5"19.74 miNorth19.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 21' South, Longitude: 25° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.03 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' 30.6"16.59 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.6"995.34 miWest0° 11' 08.3"12.76 miSouth995.21 mi
24 hours12° 02' 02.0"825.57 miEast4° 16' 26.1"293.73 miSouth871.81 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 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmSouth S
HoniaraFri 1:08 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 1:08 PM1799 km1118 miles972 nmEast E
Sydney *Fri 1:08 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 11:08 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 1:08 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 11:38 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest W

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