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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 = Monday, February 18, 2013 at 2:30:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 37' South, Longitude: 145° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.43 meters/second, 1635.9 km/hour, 1016.5 miles/hour or 883.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.94 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.94 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.2"1016.41 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miNorth1016.44 mi
24 hours0° 01' 20.7"1.52 miWest0° 21' 17.3"24.39 miNorth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 125° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.08 meters/second, 1523.1 km/hour, 946.4 miles/hour or 822.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miWest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 miNorth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"946.11 miWest0° 03' 14.6"3.72 miNorth945.96 mi
24 hours11° 35' 14.4"755.15 miEast0° 52' 19.9"60.00 miNorth755.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port MoresbyMon 12:30 PM273 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LaeMon 12:30 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsMon 12:30 PM588 km365 miles318 nmSouth S
Mount HagenMon 12:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraMon 11:30 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 1:30 PM1548 km962 miles836 nmEast E
DarwinMon 12:00 Noon1651 km1026 miles892 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 11:30 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 12:00 Noon1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 12:30 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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