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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 01:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 154° 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"996.34 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.37 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 01:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 65° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.2 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' 55.3"948.18 miwest0° 06' 01.1"6.90 misouth947.94 mi
24 hours13° 54' 38.0"913.94 mieast1° 51' 28.3"127.80 misouth917.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 11:56 AM902 km560 miles487 nmWest W
GizoMon 12:56 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HoniaraMon 12:56 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNortheast NE
Port MoresbyMon 11:56 AM1066 km663 miles576 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneMon 11:56 AM1252 km778 miles676 nmSouth S
NoumeaMon 12:56 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaMon 12:56 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast E
Sydney *Mon 12:56 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 10:56 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Mon 12:56 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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