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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 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 04' South
Longitude: 136° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.47 meters/second, 1596.5 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"991.85 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.88 mi
24 hours0° 01' 53.8"2.09 mieast0° 17' 14.2"19.76 minorth19.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 33' South
Longitude: 10° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.81 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.5"994.93 miwest0° 11' 06.4"12.72 misouth994.79 mi
24 hours12° 03' 23.9"826.83 mieast4° 15' 21.6"292.52 misouth872.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinFri 12:38 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsFri 12:38 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 1:08 PM1029 km639 miles556 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 1:08 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:08 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraFri 12:08 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaFri 11:53 AM1774 km1103 miles958 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 12:08 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Fri 1:38 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth S
BrisbaneFri 1:08 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmSoutheast SE
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