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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 142° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.82 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.7 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"994.80 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth994.83 mi
24 hours0° 01' 30.2"1.66 mieast0° 17' 49.0"20.42 minorth20.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 41° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.11 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.0 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 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 27' 31.7"964.09 miwest0° 08' 19.1"9.54 misouth963.81 mi
24 hours13° 18' 35.5"887.50 mieast2° 53' 30.6"198.86 misouth903.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonSun 12:44 PM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSun 12:44 PM358 km222 miles193 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 12:44 PM934 km580 miles504 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekSun 12:14 PM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsSun 12:14 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 12:14 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 11:44 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 12:44 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:44 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 11:44 AM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-northwest WNW
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