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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 2:18:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 148° 53' 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"991.73 miWest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 miNorth991.76 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.1"2.10 miEast0° 17' 13.7"19.74 miNorth19.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 22° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.99 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 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' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.1"995.26 miWest0° 11' 08.0"12.75 miSouth995.13 mi
24 hours12° 02' 15.4"825.77 miEast4° 16' 15.8"293.54 miSouth871.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsFri 12:18 PM332 km206 miles179 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:18 PM864 km537 miles467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneFri 12:18 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 1:18 PM1467 km912 miles792 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsFri 11:48 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 11:18 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Fri 1:18 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 11:48 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Fri 1:18 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 1:18 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast E

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