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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 2:34:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 39' South, Longitude: 145° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 452.65 meters/second, 1629.5 kilometres/hour, 1012.6 miles/hour or 879.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1012.41 miWest0° 00' 51.6"0.98 miNorth1012.44 mi
24 hours0° 00' 48.4"0.91 miWest0° 20' 43.4"23.74 miNorth23.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' North, Longitude: 160° 22' West

The ground speed is currently 439.56 meters/second, 1582.4 kilometres/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.39 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.4"983.10 miWest0° 09' 01.3"10.34 miNorth982.88 mi
24 hours11° 16' 15.9"762.57 miEast3° 17' 20.6"226.11 miNorth790.52 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyFri 12:34 PM425 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsFri 12:34 PM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
LaeFri 12:34 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mount HagenFri 12:34 PM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth N
JayapuraFri 11:34 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 12:04 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest W
HoniaraFri 1:34 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 12:04 PM1697 km1055 miles916 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariFri 11:34 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneFri 12:34 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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