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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 02:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 139° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.6 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"996.40 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.43 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.2"1.44 mieast0° 18' 06.0"20.74 minorth20.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 02:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 51° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.72 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 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' 51.4"947.58 miwest0° 05' 54.6"6.78 misouth947.34 mi
24 hours13° 55' 57.6"914.88 mieast1° 48' 36.6"124.52 misouth918.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonMon 12:54 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 12:54 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast E
Tennant CreekMon 12:24 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouthwest SW
Alice SpringsMon 12:24 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 12:24 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 12:54 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 11:54 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth N
DiliMon 11:54 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 11:54 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 12:54 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
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