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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 142° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 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"996.39 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.2"1.44 mieast0° 18' 05.9"20.74 minorth20.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 20' South, Longitude: 54° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.76 meters/second, 1525.5 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 52.1"947.69 miwest0° 05' 55.8"6.80 misouth947.44 mi
24 hours13° 55' 43.9"914.72 mieast1° 49' 06.2"125.08 misouth918.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonMon 12:44 PM202 km125 miles109 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM390 km243 miles211 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM922 km573 miles498 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 12:14 PM930 km578 miles502 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsMon 12:14 PM1203 km748 miles650 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 12:14 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:44 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 11:44 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:44 AM1994 km1239 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
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