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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° 59' 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"996.33 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.36 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: 52° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.72 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 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' 51.5"947.53 miwest0° 05' 54.7"6.78 misouth947.28 mi
24 hours13° 55' 56.1"914.80 mieast1° 48' 39.9"124.57 misouth918.34 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 PM201 km125 miles108 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 12:54 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E
Tennant CreekMon 12:24 PM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsMon 12:24 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinMon 12:24 PM1068 km664 miles577 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbyMon 12:54 PM1081 km672 miles584 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraMon 11:54 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth N
DiliMon 11:54 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariMon 11:54 AM1816 km1128 miles981 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneMon 12:54 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
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