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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 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 147° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"997.89 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.92 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.5"1.23 mieast0° 18' 22.1"21.05 minorth21.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 72° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.50 meters/second, 1506.6 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.60 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.5"935.91 miwest0° 02' 59.9"3.44 misouth935.76 mi
24 hours14° 21' 12.7"932.32 mieast0° 33' 51.6"38.83 misouth931.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 12:24 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 12:24 PM714 km444 miles385 nmNorth N
LaeTue 12:24 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 12:24 PM1414 km879 miles763 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 1:24 PM1557 km968 miles841 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraTue 11:24 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 11:54 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 11:54 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmWest W
Sydney *Tue 1:24 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth S
Canberra *Tue 1:24 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmSouth S
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