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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 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 04' South, Longitude: 136° 23' 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"991.78 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.81 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 Latitude: 7° 32' South, Longitude: 10° 42' 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' 28.6"994.86 miwest0° 11' 06.4"12.72 misouth994.73 mi
24 hours12° 03' 22.4"826.75 mieast4° 15' 22.7"292.53 misouth872.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 12:38 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsFri 12:38 PM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 12:38 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsFri 1:08 PM999 km621 miles540 nmEast E
Port MoresbyFri 1:08 PM1441 km896 miles778 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:08 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraFri 12:08 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaFri 11:53 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariFri 12:08 PM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Fri 1:38 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth S
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