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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° 55' 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"992.83 miwest0° 00' 43.2"0.83 minorth992.86 mi
24 hours0° 01' 47.0"1.97 mieast0° 17' 26.8"20.00 minorth20.09 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° 20' 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' 42.2"998.94 miwest0° 12' 02.2"13.79 minorth999.12 mi
24 hours12° 41' 48.7"877.03 mieast4° 46' 58.5"328.63 minorth937.43 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 PM686 km426 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSun 12:30 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 12:30 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth N
NoumeaSun 12:30 PM833 km517 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
BrisbaneSun 11:30 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSun 11:30 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 11:30 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuvaSun 1:30 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmEast E
YarenSun 1:30 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Sun 12:30 PM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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