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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° 60' 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"16.63 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"997.83 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.86 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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' South, Longitude: 70° 50' 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"935.79 miwest0° 02' 58.7"3.41 misouth935.65 mi
24 hours14° 21' 19.3"932.33 mieast0° 33' 21.9"38.25 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 12:34 PM140 km87 miles76 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM752 km467 miles406 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraTue 11:34 AM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:34 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariTue 11:34 AM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Tue 1:34 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Tue 1:34 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth S
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