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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 148° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.55 miwest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 minorth955.57 mi
24 hours0° 06' 56.0"7.37 mieast0° 05' 38.7"6.47 minorth9.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' North, Longitude: 20° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.4"1001.95 miwest0° 11' 01.3"12.62 misouth1002.17 mi
24 hours11° 02' 12.8"760.44 mieast4° 31' 24.0"310.82 misouth823.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonWed 12:08 PM191 km119 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayWed 12:08 PM202 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneWed 12:08 PM666 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsWed 12:08 PM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Wed 1:08 PM1238 km770 miles669 nmSouth S
Canberra *Wed 1:08 PM1372 km853 miles741 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 12:08 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 11:38 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmWest W
Adelaide *Wed 12:38 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Wed 1:08 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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