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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 03:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 127° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.52 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"996.45 miwest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 minorth996.49 mi
24 hours0° 01' 17.8"1.44 mieast0° 18' 06.6"20.76 minorth20.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 39° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.49 meters/second, 1524.6 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.79 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 48.1"947.07 miwest0° 05' 49.0"6.67 misouth946.83 mi
24 hours13° 57' 05.6"915.68 mieast1° 46' 07.7"121.67 misouth918.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekMon 11:44 AM231 km143 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 1:14 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
KupangMon 11:44 AM773 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiMon 12:44 PM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameMon 12:44 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tennant CreekMon 1:14 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
BaucauMon 12:44 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
DiliMon 12:44 PM863 km536 miles466 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EndeMon 11:44 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 1:14 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmSoutheast SE
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