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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 29' South
Longitude: 129° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.84 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 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"16.59 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.9"994.92 miwest0° 00' 44.1"0.84 minorth994.95 mi
24 hours0° 01' 29.7"1.65 mieast0° 17' 49.6"20.43 minorth20.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 33' South
Longitude: 28° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.83 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.06 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.1"963.54 miwest0° 08' 14.8"9.45 misouth963.26 mi
24 hours13° 20' 00.2"888.63 mieast2° 51' 28.6"196.55 misouth903.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinSun 1:04 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 1:04 PM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuaiSun 12:34 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameSun 12:34 PM936 km582 miles505 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangSun 11:34 AM962 km597 miles519 nmNorthwest NW
DiliSun 12:34 PM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 11:34 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaSun 12:19 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 1:34 PM1718 km1067 miles927 nmEast E
DenpasarSun 11:34 AM1790 km1113 miles967 nmWest-northwest WNW
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