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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:34:00 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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 159° 57' East

The ground speed is currently 444.78 meters/second, 1601.2 kilometres/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.58 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.9"994.72 miWest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 miNorth994.76 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.6"1.67 miEast0° 17' 48.2"20.40 miNorth20.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 58° 04' East

The ground speed is currently 431.48 meters/second, 1553.3 kilometres/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.09 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.7"964.94 miWest0° 08' 25.2"9.65 miSouth964.66 mi
24 hours13° 16' 38.9"886.04 miEast2° 56' 15.8"202.01 miSouth902.34 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSun 12:34 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 12:34 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
Port VilaSun 12:34 PM900 km560 miles486 nmEast E
NoumeaSun 12:34 PM933 km580 miles504 nmSoutheast SE
GizoSun 12:34 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 11:34 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 11:34 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 11:34 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSun 1:34 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSun 1:34 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmEast E

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