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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 159° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.61 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.5"996.25 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.28 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.9"1.46 mieast0° 18' 05.1"20.73 minorth20.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 13' South, Longitude: 71° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.09 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.81 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.7"948.36 miwest0° 06' 03.6"6.95 misouth948.11 mi
24 hours13° 54' 05.9"913.50 mieast1° 52' 36.2"129.09 misouth917.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 12:34 PM751 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
LuganvilleMon 12:34 PM775 km482 miles419 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM904 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaMon 12:34 PM955 km593 miles515 nmSoutheast SE
GizoMon 12:34 PM960 km596 miles518 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 11:34 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 1:34 PM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 1:34 PM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmEast E
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