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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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 147° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 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"996.37 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.40 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° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.86 meters/second, 1525.9 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 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' 53.4"947.89 miwest0° 05' 58.0"6.84 misouth947.65 mi
24 hours13° 55' 16.6"914.40 mieast1° 50' 05.5"126.22 misouth918.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:24 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM747 km464 miles404 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:24 PM1384 km860 miles748 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 1:24 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsMon 11:54 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 11:24 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1811 km1126 miles978 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 1:24 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth S
Canberra *Mon 1:24 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmSouth S
ManokwariMon 11:24 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorthwest NW
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