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Day and Night World Map

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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 12, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 40' South
Longitude: 142° 17' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.81 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.81 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1008.28 miwest0° 00' 50.0"0.95 minorth1008.31 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.0"0.28 miwest0° 20' 05.6"23.03 minorth23.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 58' South
Longitude: 162° 43' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.2"1003.58 miwest0° 11' 59.5"13.73 minorth1003.70 mi
24 hours11° 36' 08.8"802.49 mieast4° 42' 48.1"323.87 minorth865.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 12:44 PM520 km323 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:44 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNortheast NE
LaeTue 12:44 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraTue 11:44 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 12:14 PM1247 km775 miles674 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 12:14 PM1420 km883 miles767 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariTue 11:44 AM1681 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneTue 12:44 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 11:44 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraTue 1:44 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
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