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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 1:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 160° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.01 meters/second, 1627.2 km/hour, 1011.1 miles/hour or 878.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.85 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.85 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1010.97 miWest0° 00' 51.0"0.97 miNorth1011.00 mi
24 hours0° 00' 37.0"0.69 miWest0° 20' 30.7"23.50 miNorth23.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 56' North, Longitude: 157° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.04 meters/second, 1602.1 km/hour, 995.5 miles/hour or 865.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.59 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.2"995.40 miWest0° 10' 29.4"12.01 miNorth995.26 mi
24 hours11° 15' 43.6"771.57 miEast3° 56' 18.8"270.69 miNorth813.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraThu 12:34 PM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
GizoThu 12:34 PM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleThu 12:34 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaThu 11:34 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaThu 12:34 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaThu 12:34 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyThu 11:34 AM1458 km906 miles787 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 1:34 PM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsThu 11:34 AM1594 km991 miles861 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneThu 11:34 AM1760 km1093 miles950 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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