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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 40' South
Longitude: 159° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.63 meters/second, 1629.5 km/hour, 1012.5 miles/hour or 879.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.88 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"1012.43 miwest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 minorth1012.45 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.0"0.90 miwest0° 20' 42.9"23.73 minorth23.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 53' North
Longitude: 146° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.80 meters/second, 1583.3 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.5"983.71 miwest0° 09' 05.1"10.41 minorth983.49 mi
24 hours11° 16' 08.0"762.89 mieast3° 19' 00.9"228.04 minorth791.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraFri 12:34 PM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth N
GizoFri 12:34 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaFri 11:34 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleFri 12:34 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 12:34 PM1077 km669 miles581 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 12:34 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 11:34 AM1419 km881 miles766 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:34 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsFri 11:34 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneFri 11:34 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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