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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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 40' South, Longitude: 160° 02' 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"16.87 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.87 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.8"1012.35 miwest0° 00' 51.5"0.98 minorth1012.38 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 Latitude: 11° 53' North, Longitude: 145° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.81 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"983.65 miwest0° 09' 05.3"10.41 minorth983.43 mi
24 hours11° 16' 07.9"762.85 mieast3° 19' 02.9"228.06 minorth791.35 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 PM358 km223 miles193 nmNorth N
GizoFri 12:34 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
LuganvilleFri 12:34 PM833 km517 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArawaFri 11:34 AM865 km538 miles467 nmNorthwest NW
BukaFri 11:34 AM994 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
Port VilaFri 12:34 PM1051 km653 miles568 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaFri 12:34 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 11:34 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenFri 1:34 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsFri 11:34 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmWest-southwest WSW
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