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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 2:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' South, Longitude: 142° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 450.78 meters/second, 1622.8 kilometres/hour, 1008.4 miles/hour or 876.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.81 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1008.21 miWest0° 00' 50.0"0.95 miNorth1008.24 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.0"0.28 miWest0° 20' 05.6"23.02 miNorth23.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 58' South, Longitude: 162° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 448.64 meters/second, 1615.1 kilometres/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.1"1003.51 miWest0° 11' 59.5"13.73 miNorth1003.63 mi
24 hours11° 36' 09.8"802.45 miEast4° 42' 48.7"323.86 miNorth865.02 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WeipaTue 12:44 PM136 km84 miles73 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 12:44 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:44 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
Mount HagenTue 12:44 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeTue 12:44 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraTue 11:44 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 12:14 PM1277 km794 miles690 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 12:14 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariTue 11:44 AM1697 km1055 miles916 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneTue 12:44 PM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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