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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 02:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' South, Longitude: 149° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.48 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"996.29 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.32 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.5"1.45 mieast0° 18' 05.5"20.73 minorth20.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' South, Longitude: 61° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.91 meters/second, 1526.1 km/hour, 948.3 miles/hour or 824.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.80 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 54.1"947.94 miwest0° 05' 59.2"6.86 misouth947.69 mi
24 hours13° 55' 01.2"914.15 mieast1° 50' 38.4"126.84 misouth917.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:14 PM455 km283 miles246 nmWest W
Port MoresbyMon 12:14 PM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 12:14 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 1:14 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 11:14 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 11:44 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Mon 1:14 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSouth S
Port VilaMon 1:14 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmEast E
DarwinMon 11:44 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
Canberra *Mon 1:14 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSouth S
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