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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 30' South
Longitude: 142° 10' 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 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.9"994.87 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth994.90 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 26' South
Longitude: 40° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.10 meters/second, 1552.0 km/hour, 964.3 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' 31.6"964.14 miwest0° 08' 19.1"9.53 misouth963.87 mi
24 hours13° 18' 37.3"887.59 mieast2° 53' 27.9"198.82 misouth903.17 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 PM175 km108 miles94 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSun 12:44 PM387 km241 miles209 nmEast E
Tennant CreekSun 12:14 PM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbySun 12:44 PM951 km591 miles513 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 12:14 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSun 12:14 PM1300 km808 miles702 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraSun 11:44 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 12:44 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariSun 11:44 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 11:44 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest-northwest WNW
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