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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° 30' 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"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"997.82 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.85 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: 73° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.51 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"935.85 miwest0° 03' 00.0"3.44 misouth935.71 mi
24 hours14° 21' 12.0"932.25 mieast0° 33' 55.4"38.90 misouth931.36 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 PM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:24 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
LaeTue 12:24 PM1016 km631 miles549 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 12:24 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraTue 1:24 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraTue 11:24 AM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsTue 11:54 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinTue 11:54 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmWest W
Sydney *Tue 1:24 PM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmSouth S
Canberra *Tue 1:24 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmSouth S
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