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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 30' South
Longitude: 147° 10' 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"994.85 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth994.88 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.2"1.66 mieast0° 17' 48.7"20.42 minorth20.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 24' South
Longitude: 45° 45' 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"964.39 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 misouth964.11 mi
24 hours13° 18' 04.1"887.17 mieast2° 54' 15.3"199.73 misouth902.96 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 PM156 km97 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 12:24 PM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 12:24 PM1356 km842 miles732 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 1:24 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 11:54 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraSun 11:24 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 11:54 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 1:24 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 1:24 PM2090 km1298 miles1128 nmSouth S
Adelaide *Sun 12:54 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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