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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 Monday, February 4, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 13' South
Longitude: 159° 42' 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"996.32 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.35 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 13' South
Longitude: 71° 05' 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"948.41 miwest0° 06' 03.6"6.95 misouth948.16 mi
24 hours13° 54' 07.4"913.58 mieast1° 52' 32.9"129.03 misouth917.60 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 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
LuganvilleMon 12:34 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM933 km580 miles504 nmEast-southeast ESE
GizoMon 12:34 PM949 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NoumeaMon 12:34 PM976 km606 miles527 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneMon 11:34 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM1549 km963 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 1:34 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaMon 1:34 PM2003 km1245 miles1082 nmEast E
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