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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 13, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 20' South, Longitude: 145° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 451.41 meters/second, 1625.1 km/hour, 1009.8 miles/hour or 877.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.83 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.8"1009.62 miwest0° 00' 50.5"0.96 minorth1009.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 26.2"0.49 miwest0° 20' 18.6"23.27 minorth23.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 43' North, Longitude: 177° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.17 meters/second, 1613.4 km/hour, 1002.5 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.9"1002.45 miwest0° 11' 27.9"13.13 minorth1002.42 mi
24 hours348° 38' 14.7"784.32 miwest4° 24' 14.2"302.62 minorth838.13 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 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 12:34 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeWed 12:34 PM760 km472 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JayapuraWed 11:34 AM1286 km799 miles695 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinWed 12:04 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmWest W
Alice SpringsWed 12:04 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraWed 1:34 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrisbaneWed 12:34 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariWed 11:34 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorthwest NW
DiliWed 11:34 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
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