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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 151° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.4"993.31 miwest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 minorth993.34 mi
24 hours0° 01' 42.4"1.88 mieast0° 17' 31.3"20.08 minorth20.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 38' South, Longitude: 36° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.86 meters/second, 1579.9 km/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 29' 11.2"981.56 miwest0° 10' 04.8"11.55 misouth981.33 mi
24 hours12° 37' 42.8"855.70 mieast3° 43' 35.9"256.21 misouth887.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 12:08 PM572 km355 miles309 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 12:08 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 12:08 PM1197 km744 miles647 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 1:08 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 1:08 PM1829 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 1:08 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 11:08 AM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSat 11:38 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Sat 1:08 PM2058 km1278 miles1111 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 11:38 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmWest W
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