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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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 144° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 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"996.38 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.4"1.45 mieast0° 18' 05.8"20.74 minorth20.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 56° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 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"0.11 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.7"947.79 miwest0° 05' 56.9"6.82 misouth947.54 mi
24 hours13° 55' 30.2"914.56 mieast1° 49' 36.0"125.65 misouth918.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:34 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 12:34 PM794 km494 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 12:04 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 12:34 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:34 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 1:34 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 11:34 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Mon 1:34 PM2062 km1281 miles1114 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Mon 1:34 PM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth S
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