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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 154° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.80 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.58 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.9"994.82 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth994.85 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.6"1.67 mieast0° 17' 48.3"20.41 minorth20.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' South, Longitude: 52° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.08 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 35.0"964.72 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 misouth964.45 mi
24 hours13° 17' 17.5"886.59 mieast2° 55' 21.4"200.99 misouth902.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 11:56 AM896 km557 miles484 nmWest W
GizoSun 12:56 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraSun 12:56 PM1003 km623 miles542 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbySun 11:56 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSun 11:56 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth S
NoumeaSun 12:56 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSun 12:56 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast E
Sydney *Sun 12:56 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 10:56 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sun 12:56 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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