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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 148° 37' 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"991.80 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.83 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.1"2.10 mieast0° 17' 13.7"19.75 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° 31' 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"995.32 miwest0° 11' 08.0"12.75 misouth995.19 mi
24 hours12° 02' 16.8"825.85 mieast4° 16' 14.5"293.53 misouth871.98 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 PM302 km188 miles163 nmWest W
Port MoresbyFri 12:18 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 12:18 PM1236 km768 miles668 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraFri 1:18 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsFri 11:48 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraFri 11:18 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Fri 1:18 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmSouth S
DarwinFri 11:48 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Fri 1:18 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 1:18 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmEast E
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