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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 Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 160° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.90 miwest0° 00' 43.2"0.83 minorth992.93 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.0"1.97 mieast0° 17' 26.8"20.00 minorth20.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 01' South, Longitude: 171° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.3"999.01 miwest0° 12' 02.2"13.79 minorth999.20 mi
24 hours12° 41' 47.4"877.07 mieast4° 46' 58.2"328.64 minorth937.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuganvilleSun 12:30 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 12:30 PM822 km511 miles444 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 12:30 PM827 km514 miles446 nmNorth N
NoumeaSun 12:30 PM853 km530 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSun 11:30 AM1410 km876 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 11:30 AM1583 km983 miles855 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 11:30 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 1:30 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast E
YarenSun 1:30 PM1934 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Sun 12:30 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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