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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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' South, Longitude: 144° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.14 meters/second, 1598.9 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"993.34 miwest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 minorth993.37 mi
24 hours0° 01' 42.2"1.88 mieast0° 17' 31.5"20.09 minorth20.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 42' South, Longitude: 30° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.73 meters/second, 1579.4 km/hour, 981.4 miles/hour or 852.8 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' 09.6"981.27 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 misouth981.04 mi
24 hours12° 38' 24.8"856.27 mieast3° 42' 51.7"255.37 misouth887.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 12:34 PM122 km76 miles66 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 12:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 12:04 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSat 12:34 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSat 12:04 PM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSat 11:34 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 1:34 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sat 1:34 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 1:34 PM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 1:04 PM2098 km1303 miles1133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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