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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 12' South
Longitude: 132° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.51 meters/second, 1603.9 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"996.43 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.46 mi
24 hours0° 01' 18.0"1.44 mieast0° 18' 06.3"20.75 minorth20.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 03:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 24' South
Longitude: 44° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.58 meters/second, 1524.9 km/hour, 947.5 miles/hour or 823.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 49.4"947.28 miwest0° 05' 51.2"6.71 misouth947.03 mi
24 hours13° 56' 38.5"915.36 mieast1° 47' 07.4"122.81 misouth918.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KatherineMon 12:54 PM192 km119 miles103 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekMon 12:54 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:54 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 12:54 PM849 km528 miles458 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliMon 12:24 PM1110 km689 miles599 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsMon 1:24 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast E
ManokwariMon 12:24 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 12:09 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 12:24 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 1:24 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
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