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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 = Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:08:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 25' 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"993.24 miWest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 miNorth993.27 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: 37° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.87 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"981.51 miWest0° 10' 04.9"11.55 miSouth981.28 mi
24 hours12° 37' 41.0"855.62 miEast3° 43' 37.8"256.23 miSouth887.09 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 PM602 km374 miles325 nmWest W
Port MoresbySat 12:08 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSat 12:08 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 1:08 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaSat 1:08 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmEast E
Sydney *Sat 1:08 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSouth S
JayapuraSat 11:08 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsSat 11:38 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmWest-southwest WSW
Canberra *Sat 1:08 PM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 11:38 AM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmWest W

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