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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 2:24:00 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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 147° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 444.81 meters/second, 1601.3 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"994.78 miWest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 miNorth994.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.2"1.66 miEast0° 17' 48.7"20.41 miNorth20.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 46° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 431.21 meters/second, 1552.4 kilometres/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 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"16.08 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 33.1"964.33 miWest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 miSouth964.06 mi
24 hours13° 18' 02.2"887.09 miEast2° 54' 17.9"199.77 miSouth902.88 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
CairnsSun 12:24 PM184 km115 miles100 nmWest-southwest WSW
GordonvaleSun 12:24 PM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 12:24 PM781 km485 miles422 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 12:24 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 1:24 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 11:54 AM1626 km1010 miles878 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:24 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 11:54 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 1:24 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 1:24 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmSouth S

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