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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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 144° 40' 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"994.86 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth994.89 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.2"1.66 mieast0° 17' 48.9"20.42 minorth20.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 43° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.15 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.07 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 27' 32.3"964.26 miwest0° 08' 20.0"9.55 misouth963.99 mi
24 hours13° 18' 20.6"887.38 mieast2° 53' 51.6"199.28 misouth903.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSun 12:34 PM127 km79 miles68 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 12:34 PM826 km513 miles446 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 12:04 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSun 12:34 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinSun 12:04 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 11:34 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSun 1:34 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sun 1:34 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariSun 11:34 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sun 1:34 PM2127 km1322 miles1149 nmSouth S
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