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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.81 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"994.78 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 of the movement is currently 431.21 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 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' 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 12:24 PM184 km115 miles100 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 AM1627 km1011 miles879 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
Port VilaSun 1:24 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast E
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