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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 37' South
Longitude: 145° 42' 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"1016.48 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1016.51 mi
24 hours0° 01' 20.7"1.52 miwest0° 21' 17.3"24.39 minorth24.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 37' North
Longitude: 125° 34' 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"946.17 miwest0° 03' 14.5"3.72 minorth946.02 mi
24 hours11° 35' 14.8"755.20 mieast0° 52' 17.4"59.95 minorth755.51 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 PM288 km179 miles156 nmNortheast NE
LaeMon 12:30 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairnsMon 12:30 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
JayapuraMon 11:30 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraMon 1:30 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmEast E
DarwinMon 12:00 Noon1621 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
ManokwariMon 11:30 AM1751 km1088 miles946 nmNorthwest NW
Alice SpringsMon 12:00 Noon1833 km1139 miles990 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneMon 12:30 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliMon 11:30 AM2231 km1387 miles1205 nmWest W
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