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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 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 144° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 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"997.90 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.5"1.23 mieast0° 18' 22.3"21.05 minorth21.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 70° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.48 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 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' 31.1"935.85 miwest0° 02' 58.6"3.41 misouth935.71 mi
24 hours14° 21' 20.1"932.40 mieast0° 33' 18.1"38.19 misouth931.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 12:34 PM160 km99 miles86 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:34 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 1:34 PM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Tue 1:34 PM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmSouth S
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