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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, February 4, 2013 at 2:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 147° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.7 kilometres/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"996.30 miWest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 miNorth996.33 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.5"1.45 miEast0° 18' 05.6"20.74 miNorth20.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 18' South, Longitude: 59° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 kilometres/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 53.4"947.84 miWest0° 05' 58.2"6.84 miSouth947.59 mi
24 hours13° 55' 15.1"914.31 miEast1° 50' 08.8"126.27 miSouth918.03 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:24 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
GordonvaleMon 12:24 PM205 km127 miles111 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:24 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 1:24 PM1547 km962 miles836 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsMon 11:54 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 11:24 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 1:24 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouth S
Canberra *Mon 1:24 PM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmSouth S

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