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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: 135° 03' 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"1008.24 miwest0° 00' 50.0"0.95 minorth1008.27 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° 44' 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' 36.3"1003.56 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 minorth1003.68 mi
24 hours11° 35' 46.2"802.02 mieast4° 42' 32.9"323.56 minorth864.46 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 PM476 km296 miles257 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekTue 12:44 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsTue 12:44 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmSouth S
DiliTue 12:14 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 1:14 PM1206 km749 miles651 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 12:14 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyTue 1:14 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariTue 12:14 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmNorth N
MakassarTue 11:14 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoTue 11:14 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorthwest NW
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