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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 Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 55' South, Longitude: 159° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"997.84 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.87 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.9"1.24 mieast0° 18' 21.6"21.04 minorth21.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' South, Longitude: 84° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.61 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.9"936.21 miwest0° 03' 06.5"3.57 misouth936.06 mi
24 hours14° 20' 35.4"931.91 mieast0° 36' 39.0"42.02 misouth931.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraTue 12:34 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth N
LuganvilleTue 12:34 PM801 km497 miles432 nmEast E
GizoTue 12:34 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaTue 12:34 PM938 km583 miles507 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaTue 12:34 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneTue 11:34 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsTue 11:34 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmWest W
Port MoresbyTue 11:34 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenTue 1:34 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaTue 1:34 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmEast E
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