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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° 29' 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"996.32 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.35 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.2"1.45 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° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.77 meters/second, 1525.6 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"947.63 miwest0° 05' 55.9"6.80 misouth947.39 mi
24 hours13° 55' 42.4"914.64 mieast1° 49' 09.5"125.14 misouth918.24 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 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM361 km224 miles195 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM905 km562 miles489 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 12:14 PM957 km595 miles517 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsMon 12:14 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 12:14 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraMon 11:44 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:44 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariMon 11:44 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliMon 11:44 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmWest-northwest WNW
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