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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 Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 145° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.84 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.4"999.34 miwest0° 00' 46.2"0.88 minorth999.37 mi
24 hours0° 00' 54.8"1.01 mieast0° 18' 38.3"21.36 minorth21.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 85° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.63 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 23' 48.4"931.65 miwest0° 00' 22.6"0.43 minorth931.67 mi
24 hours14° 28' 46.1"937.00 mieast0° 48' 34.6"55.70 minorth941.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsWed 12:34 PM168 km104 miles91 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 12:34 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeWed 12:34 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsWed 12:04 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraWed 11:34 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneWed 12:34 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 12:04 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmWest W
HoniaraWed 1:34 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariWed 11:34 AM2025 km1259 miles1094 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Wed 1:34 PM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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