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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° 13' 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"16.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.0"997.91 miwest0° 00' 45.5"0.87 minorth997.94 mi
24 hours0° 01' 06.5"1.23 mieast0° 18' 22.4"21.06 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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 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"935.79 miwest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 misouth935.65 mi
24 hours14° 21' 27.4"932.49 mieast0° 32' 44.6"37.55 misouth931.60 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 PM231 km143 miles125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsTue 12:44 PM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyTue 12:44 PM894 km556 miles483 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekTue 12:14 PM947 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsTue 12:14 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 12:14 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraTue 11:44 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
BrisbaneTue 12:44 PM1699 km1055 miles917 nmSoutheast SE
ManokwariTue 11:44 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliTue 11:44 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmWest-northwest WNW
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