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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 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 157° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.47 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"996.33 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.36 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.7"1.45 mieast0° 18' 05.2"20.73 minorth20.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 14' South, Longitude: 68° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.04 meters/second, 1526.5 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 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' 56.0"948.31 miwest0° 06' 02.4"6.93 misouth948.06 mi
24 hours13° 54' 21.2"913.74 mieast1° 52' 03.5"128.47 misouth917.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraMon 12:44 PM808 km502 miles436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoMon 12:44 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNorth N
NoumeaMon 12:44 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmSoutheast SE
Port VilaMon 12:44 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmEast E
CairnsMon 11:44 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest W
BrisbaneMon 11:44 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 11:44 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenMon 1:44 PM2036 km1265 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Mon 12:44 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Mon 12:44 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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