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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 54' South, Longitude: 142° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.1 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"997.84 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.87 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.5"1.23 mieast0° 18' 22.4"21.05 minorth21.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' South, Longitude: 68° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 30.6"935.73 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 misouth935.59 mi
24 hours14° 21' 26.5"932.41 mieast0° 32' 48.4"37.61 misouth931.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonTue 12:44 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsTue 12:44 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:44 PM877 km545 miles473 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekTue 12:14 PM973 km605 miles526 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsTue 12:14 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 12:14 PM1314 km816 miles710 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 11:44 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 12:44 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:44 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 11:44 AM2011 km1249 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
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