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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 12, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 40' South, Longitude: 134° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.80 meters/second, 1622.9 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"1008.31 miwest0° 00' 50.0"0.95 minorth1008.34 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.1"0.28 miwest0° 20' 06.0"23.03 minorth23.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' South, Longitude: 155° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.66 meters/second, 1615.2 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' 36.4"1003.63 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 minorth1003.75 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.3"802.06 mieast4° 42' 32.3"323.57 minorth864.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinTue 12:44 PM447 km278 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekTue 12:44 PM666 km414 miles359 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsTue 12:44 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmSouth S
DiliTue 12:14 PM1153 km716 miles622 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 1:14 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 12:14 PM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManokwariTue 12:14 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmNorth N
Port MoresbyTue 1:14 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarTue 11:14 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoTue 11:14 AM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmNorthwest NW
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