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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 19' South
Longitude: 159° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.23 meters/second, 1631.6 km/hour, 1013.8 miles/hour or 881.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.90 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.1"1013.79 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 minorth1013.82 mi
24 hours0° 00' 59.0"1.11 miwest0° 20' 54.7"23.96 minorth23.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 12' North
Longitude: 135° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.67 meters/second, 1561.2 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.17 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"969.93 miwest0° 07' 22.7"8.46 minorth969.69 mi
24 hours11° 21' 11.6"757.98 mieast2° 35' 13.7"177.91 minorth773.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HoniaraSat 12:36 PM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GizoSat 12:36 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArawaSat 11:36 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuganvilleSat 12:36 PM927 km576 miles500 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 12:36 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmEast-southeast ESE
NoumeaSat 12:36 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySat 11:36 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 11:36 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 1:36 PM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneSat 11:36 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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