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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 2:34:00 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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 144° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 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"996.31 miWest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 miNorth996.34 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° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 kilometres/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 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"0.11 miSouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.8"947.74 miWest0° 05' 57.0"6.82 miSouth947.49 mi
24 hours13° 55' 28.8"914.48 miEast1° 49' 39.3"125.71 miSouth918.14 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 12:34 PM117 km72 miles63 nmSoutheast SE
GordonvaleMon 12:34 PM131 km81 miles71 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyMon 12:34 PM785 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 12:04 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 12:34 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:34 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 1:34 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Mon 1:34 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 11:34 AM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW

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